Michelle Behr has been named chancellor of the University of Minnesota Morris. Behr’s appointment is effective Feb. 6, pending approval by the Board of Regents. Behr is currently the provost, senior vice president for academic affairs, and dean of the college at Birmingham-Southern College. Prior to her arrival at BSC, she served variously as a faculty member, department chair, university assessment coordinator, and college dean at several public institutions of higher education. Behr received both a master's degree in anthropology and a Ph.D. in geography from Arizona State University. An active scholar, Behr has published and presented extensively on topics ranging from higher education leadership to population demography.