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Brian W. Casey

The 17th president of Colgate University

About President Casey

Brian W. CaseyBrian W. Casey was inaugurated as Colgate's 17th president in 2016. After starting a career in law, Casey transitioned to higher education after earning a PhD from Harvard University in the history of American civilization, focusing specifically on the history of American higher education and American intellectual history.

At Colgate, Casey is refocusing a commitment to Colgate's core identity: academic excellence and an immersive residential program in the liberal arts, preparing Colgate's students for well-rounded lives and careers.

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