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Gary Willhite

Director of Res Life/Sec Serv
Residential Life
Emergency Preparedness
Security Services
(218) 281-8530


  • Coordinate campus security coverage

  • Coordinate residence hall judicial board

  • Manage all aspects of the Office of Residential Life

  • Provide regular reports and security statistics to the campus

  • Supervise the assistant director of residential life and help provide leadership to the student resident advisor staff

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2011 Distinguished Civil Service, AFSCME Clerical/Technical or Teamster Award

In the News

November 30, 2016
Chancellor Wood recently received "Keys to the City of Crookston" from Mayor Gary Willhite in gratitude for his work on campus and in the community.
August 5, 2016
University of Minnesota Crookston Chancellor Fred Wood and Crookston Mayor Gary Willhite invite local community members to a “Drive-In Visit” of the campus from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, August 11.