Brian Casey ('85) was team captain during his senior year with the Irish.

Former Irish Swimmer Brian Casey Featured In New York Times

Oct. 12, 2009

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Former Notre Dame men’s swimming team captain Brian Casey was recently featured in two New York Times articles.

Casey, who was named president of DePauw University in July 2008, was highlighted in the New York Times for the impact he has made on the DePauw student body, faculty and Greencastle, Ind., community.

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Casey was born and raised in New Jersey. As an undergraduate at Notre Dame, he earned degrees in philosophy and economics, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude, receiving the Economics Award for his class. Casey was also captain of Notre Dame’s varsity swim team and was the University’s “Scholar-Athlete of the Year” in 1985.

He went on to earn his J.D. from Stanford University Law School in 1988, graduating with honors.

His niece, Katie, currently swims for the women’s team at Notre Dame.