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U of M picks new chancellor for Crookston campus

Fred Wood says Crookston has an innovative campus with technology-rich learning. He comes to Minnesota after 26 years at the University of California-Davis, where he earned degrees in chemistry before becoming an administrator.
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Fred Wood says Crookston has an innovative campus with technology-rich learning. He comes to Minnesota after 26 years at the University of California-Davis, where he earned degrees in chemistry before becoming an administrator.

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