North Central College in the News

North Central College dean interviewed on CBS 2 Chicago

Apr 05, 2023

Stephen Maynard Caliendo provided analysis on the Chicago mayoral election runoff

In the race to lead America’s third-largest city, Paul Vallas, a former public schools executive, faced off against Brandon Johnson, a county commissioner and union organizer. The candidates were from opposite ideological ends of the Democratic Party, with Vallas calling for a crackdown on crime and Johnson seeking expanded social programs and new taxes. The incumbent, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, did not qualify or the runoff.

Dr. Stephen Maynard Caliendo, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College, was interviewed by CBS 2 Chicago, where he discussed Johnson defeating Vallas and him taking on the role of mayor of Chicago.

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