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Gary Willhite

Director of Security Services
Emergency Preparedness
Public Safety
(218) 281-8530


  • Coordinate campus security coverage

  • Provide regular reports and security statistics to the campus

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

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



Retired in January 2021.

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.