Chancellor for a Day

Spend the day learning leadership skills and running a university from the Chancellor's perspective.

As Chancellor for a Day, you will participate in all of the activities and meetings scheduled for Interim Chancellor Peggy Valentine.


  1. give students an opportunity to be a part of the administrative process;
  2. emphasize the role of the student in the university;
  3. give students experience in the decision making process; and
  4. enable students to gain some understanding of the leadership skills required for managing a multifaceted organization and the synergy required for operating as a whole.
Chancellor for a Day will allow me to understand institutional leadership, campus functioning on a day to day basis, and how I can better serve the student body”, stated Kiante. I would like to have the experience of being Chancellor for a Day because “I AM a student leader that cannot be tamed, that’s why I’m a BRONCO!
Kiante Bennett
Current Chancellor for a Day
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Students interested in being selected must submit a completed Chancellor for a Day Application Form. Make sure you complete this form on a computer, and not on your phone, where you can make edits and show off your best writing skills. If you prefer, you can print the application pdf, Once the application is complete, email it to

Applications will initially be reviewed for the Chancellor by the Selection Committee, which is comprised of students, faculty, staff, and representatives from the Student Government Association and the Chancellor's Office. Notification of acceptance will be sent from the Chancellor's Office.

Previous Chancellors for a Day

LaShea Shipp
February 14, 2018
A junior majoring in Accounting/Banking Finance
"Serving as Chancellor for a Day would be my way of making my HBCU and my family proud, while being a direct voice for the students."

Dominique Ashley
November 8, 2017
A senior majoring in Political Science
Aspiration - 
University Political Science Professor
"I had the chance to see Chancellor Anderson, the faculty and staff mingle and embrace the delegates from our partner institutions in China with Bronco Pride. Being around the true leadership of Chancellor Anderson and his cabinet, motivated me to work harder to reach my goals and showed me that I too can be successful."

Adonia Williams
February 15, 2017
A Senior Majoring in Political Science /double minors in Criminal Justice and Chinese Language and Culture
Aspiration -  Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President of the United States / Ambassador to the United Nations."Knowing that I attend a university where the administrators care not only about my education, but my development as a citizen, and furthermore as a human being was eye opening and heartwarming."

Whitney Griffin
November 2, 2016
A Senior majoring in Forensic Science
Aspiration - Forensic DNA Analyst in a crime laboratory."As a Chancellor, you have to build a strong rapport with other cabinet members and employees that are entrusted to perform their job effectively. This is definitely a position that can't be solely dependent upon one person to get the tasks complete."