Candidates to lead University of Minnesota – Crookston

This just in -- and all of the candidates (in bold) are from out of state:

U of M announces candidates to interview for the position of chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Crookston

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and U of M System Senior Vice President for Academic Administration Robert J. Jones have announced candidates and the public interview schedule for the position of chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC). Public interviews will begin Tuesday, May 1.

A 13-member search committee held confidential interviews last weekend with a select group of candidates for the UMC chancellor position. Based on the candidate materials and interviews, the search committee recommended candidates to meet with key university stakeholder groups next week.

The following candidates have been invited to the Crookston campus for public interviews (in order of appearance on campus):


Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Public forum: 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, Bede CDE, U of M, Crookston


Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Morehead State University, KY

Public forum: 9-10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, Bede CDE, U of M, Crookston


Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of California-Davis

Public forum: 9-10 a.m. Friday, May 4, Bede CDE, U of M, Crookston

During their public interviews, each candidate will deliver a presentation, “Opportunities and Challenges Facing the University of Minnesota, Crookston.” The forums will provide an opportunity for the greater university community to meet and hear from the candidates. They will be recorded and posted on the chancellor search website soon after the presentations are held.

In addition to the public forums, each of the candidates will interview with select university stakeholder groups on the Crookston and Twin Cities campuses.

The candidate vitae, the position profile and evaluation forms are posted on the search website,

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