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Glenn Potts is finishing his last year as dean of the UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics. He is set to retire this month, but he adds that his ties to the university and city will remain strong. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)

Retiring from his work at UWRF, Potts can look way, way back

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After so many years and so many milestones with the same employer, it was not an easy decision.

But UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics Dean Glenn Potts has decided to retire after spending his entire 38-year career in education at UWRF.


Potts, originally from Northeast Illinois just south of Chicago, came to UWRF in 1976 immediately after receiving his doctorate in economics from Iowa State University in Ames.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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