Dr. Cassata officially began his duties on September 5. He will remain at Palmer West until a new president is appointed to replace departing President John L Miller, D.C. Dr. Miller's resignation becomes effective January 31, 1992.
"I look forward to getting to know and working with the administration, faculty, students, and staff at Palmer West," Dr. Cassata said.
Dr. Cassata views his new position as an "excellent opportunity to reflect on past accomplishments, appraise the current operations, and further develop plans for the future."
Michael Crawford, chancellor of Palmer Chiropractic University (PCU) said the interim appointment of Dr. Cassata reflected PCU's vision of "strong and experienced leadership to strive to further strengthen the Palmer role as a leader in chiropractic education..."