Colleges’ President Mark D. Gearan will speak with radio host Steven Cochran tonight at 6:20 p.m. on “The Steve Cochran Show,” which airs from Chicago on AM560 WIND and will be live in Chicago and St. Louis on KTRS 550 AM.
During the course of the interview, Gearan will provide an overview of the vetting process for the position of U.S. Vice President. Cochran has asked him to outline how the process works, who has input regarding the decision, who makes the final decision, and more.
Gearan, who headed the Peace Corps before accepting the HWS presidency in 1999, is chair of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service and chair of the Talloires Network Steering Committee. He is also a member of the Leadership Council of ServiceNation. He is the past chair of both the Annapolis Group and the National Campus Compact and served as a Board member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and The Partnership of Public Service.
Prior to his Peace Corps directorship, Gearan served in the White House as Assistant to the President and Director of Communications, as well as Deputy Chief of Staff during the Clinton administration. During the 1992 presidential campaign, he was Al Gore’s campaign manager, segueing to the position of Deputy Director of President-elect Clinton’s transition team.
“The Steve Cochran Show” is known as the “The Fastest Two Hours in Radio” and airs weekdays from 5-7 p.m. In radio for more than 25 years, Cochran has spent the past 15 years at The Loop and WGN in Chicago and has previously hosted radio shows in Baltimore, Minneapolis-St.Paul and New York City.
Listen to the show live at http://www.560wind.com/.