Chancellor Search

 Michelle Behr named University of Minnesota, Morris’s Next Chancellor

Michelle Behr

Michelle Behr, Ph.D., has been named chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Dr. Behr’s appointment is effective February 6, 2017, pending approval by the Board of Regents at their December 9, 2016 meeting. Dr. Behr is currently the Provost, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the College at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL. Prior to her arrival at BSC, she served variously as a faculty member, department chair, university assessment coordinator, and college dean at several public institutions of higher education.


Please direct nominations and inquiries to:
Ann Yates and Robert Luke at

For other questions about the search:
Peh Ng, Chair