University of Minnesota, Crookston
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Initiatives/Work Plan

UMC Chancellor Wood Walking Through CampusChancellor Wood and his administration are committed to sustaining and growing the University of Minnesota, Crookston and supporting the University of Minnesota goal to become a top public research institution. The Crookston campus has a responsibility to help the University achieve that aspiration and to provide its unique contribution through applied, career-oriented learning programs that combine theory, practice and experimentation in a technologically rich environment. The U of M, Crookston connects its teaching, research and outreach to serve the public good.

Key initiatives that are essential to infrastructure include planning for a new residence hall, wellness center and equine facility.

Key initiatives to keep abreast of comparative peer groups include significant initiatives related to recruitment and retention. An aspirational peer group has being identified. Cross functional teams are working across the campus community to advance these initiatives.

Key initiatives on the critical path to achieving strategic directions of the University have been identified in the report from the Crookston campus Strategic Positioning Task Force. Several of the initiatives involve cross functional teams.


Miscellaneous Resources and Reference Points 

Other Campus Initiatives
Smoke/Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2009 PDF Icon

Contact Information for the Chancellor's Office

Chancellor's Office
107 Selvig Hall
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN  56716
Phone: 218-281-8343
Fax: 218-281-8040


Fred E. Wood
University of Minnesota, Crookston


Chris Winjum
Assistant to the Chancellor