about president casey

president brian w. casey

brian 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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