Larry Vivens, Minister New Beginnings Church (Corey Brooks' Church)
Jonathan Jackson, CSU Lecturer--Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Martin King, CSU Lecturer--Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Conrad Worrill, NEIU Professor
Hermene Hartman, N’Digo Publisher
Reverend Janette Wilson, Executive Director of PUSH Excel
Reverend Leon Finney, former CSU Board of Trustees Chair and Pastor of Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church was quoted by DNAInfo in March 2013: "Despite Chicago State University's board finding that its president, Wayne Watson, might have violated school policy, the Rev. Finney said he has no regrets about making the decision to hire him four years ago..."