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Opinion—Erickson termination leaves NMU with unprecedented uncertainty

Opinion—Erickson termination leaves NMU with unprecedented uncertainty

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 7, 2021
I really thought that the past two years couldn’t be touched in terms of the level of chaos at NMU. However, topping even a global pandemic, right now we’re left without a permanent president or a union contract.
Editorial—We stand behind faculty on contract dispute

Editorial—We stand behind faculty on contract dispute

North Wind Staff August 31, 2021
If faculty choose to go on strike to secure a reasonable contract, NMU students must support them. We at the North Wind hope our instructors succeed in teaching administration a lesson.
Faculty protest

Open Letter—Concerned faculty speak out on expired contract

Concerned Faculty August 25, 2021
NMU faculty are the heart of this university. We should be appropriately compensated, included in decision-making processes, and appreciated for the work we do with students and the community.
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Q&A with President Fritz Erickson

Ashley Beronja April 22, 2021

With NMU approaching the end of the first full year in the age of COVID-19, President Fritz Erickson sat down with the North Wind to reflect on the school year as a whole. With new conversations sparking...

Katarina Rothhorn/NW

FROZEN PAY—NMU community members gathered on April 15 to rally from Jamrich to Cohodas Hall. This demonstration was a response to NMU’s administrative decision on April 6 to halt financial negotiations until after the Board of Trustee meetings that take place at the end of the month.

Professors rally for raise after freeze in negotiations

Katarina Rothhorn April 16, 2021

Despite the freezing wind threatening to blow over their signs, protesters wrapped up hats, scarves and winter jackets marched from the wildcat statue outside of Jamrich Hall to Cohodas Hall on Thursday,...

Womens groups to sponsor mentorship event

Women’s groups to sponsor mentorship event

Denali Drake November 14, 2019

The second annual “Mentoring Women as they Launch” event will be hosted by the Marquette chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Women’s...

AAUP labor contract ratified

Hannah Fermanich September 20, 2012

The American Association of University Professors’ new labor contract is currently in the final stages of approval. Negotiations between the AAUP and the university have come to a close as the tentative...

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