Head of U’s Crookston campus to retire June 30

President Eric Kaler and Senior Vice President Robert Jones will soon begin a national search for a replacement.

Molly Novak

University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey announced Tuesday he will retire this summer.

Crookston, with 1,600 undergraduate students, is one of the five campuses in the UniversityâÄôs state-wide system.

Casey will officially step down from his position June 30. According to a press release, President Eric Kaler and Senior Vice President Robert Jones âÄîwho oversee coordination among the campuses âÄî will soon begin a national search for a replacement.

Casey, a University alumnus, has held his position as chancellor since September 2005. He has served the University throughout the past 35 years in various roles, including as a two-term member of the Board of Regents.