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Kenneth 'Buzz' Shaw - Higher Education
Former Chancellor of the Southern Illinois University (SIU) System Kenneth 'Buzz' Shaw discusses his long and distinguished career in higher education after working as a high school teacher in the early 1960s. After earning a Ph.D. in 1966, he served in leadership positions at a series of Universities, including as President of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, then in 1979 as Chancellor for the entire SIU system. In 1986 he became president of the University of Wisconsin system, and in 1991 he became chancellor and president of Syracuse University. Years later he returned to Illinois and worked with the Association of Governing Boards.