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Don Cavalier elected as Chairperson for 2011-12 for the All University of Minnesota Civil Service Committee

By ltollefs on
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Cavalier_Don 194.jpgDon R. Cavalier was recently elected  by the all University of Minnesota Civil Service Committee as chairperson elect for the 4,800 civil service employees on all five campuses of the University of Minnesota.  Cavalier will become the Civil Service Committee chairperson for the 2011-12 academic year.  He is presently the director of the Career and Counseling Department at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. 

Mr. Cavalier brings a range of experiences to this committee post, having served and represented the Civil Service Committee on several other all-University Senate committees including the Benefits Advisory Committee, the Rules Committee, the Equal Opportunity and Access Committee and the Civil Service representative on the Grassroots Legislative Committee.  He also is a past vice-chairperson in 1996-97 and the All-University Civil Service CommitteeChairperson in 1997-98.  

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 17 minors, and more than 40 concentrations,including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive,close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

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