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Brock Tessman announced as the 17th president of Northern Michigan University

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 29, 2022

During a special Board of Trustees session at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, Brock Tessman was announced as the 17th president of Northern Michigan University. Tessman will begin his role as NMU's president...

Board of Trustees holds special all-student forum

Board of Trustees holds special all-student forum

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor March 21, 2022

Earlier this academic year, students dressed in red packed the ballroom of the Northern Center to show support for faculty and the then ongoing contract negotiation mediations. By the end of the forum,...

TAKING A VOTE—NMUs Board of Trustees met virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 1, for a special session to discuss the presidential search firm as well as interim presidents, Kerri Schuiling, contract. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 11:30 a.m. in the Northern Center.

BOT holds special meeting for presidential search firm, interim president’s contract

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor December 2, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, Dec. 1, over Zoom for a special session. The session covered the presidential search firm recommendation and the interim president’s...

QUESTIONS?—Long lines of students, faculty and community members stand before microphones at the Oct. 26 university forum. So many people were in attendance that the room was expanded to meet fire code.

Editorial—Students will be heard, one way or another

North Wind Staff November 1, 2021

Recent events on campus, such as the abrupt termination of former president Fritz Erickson, the ongoing contract dispute between faculty and administration and the vote of no confidence in NMU’s Board...

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Kerri Schuiling appointed interim president

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen, News Editor and Staff Writer October 1, 2021

Kerri Schuiling, provost and vice president of academic affairs, was appointed as interim president of Northern Michigan University at the latest Board of Trustees meeting. Schuiling became provost...

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ASNMU adopts resolution urging state senate to reconsider vote to block BOT appointee

Justin Van't Hof February 22, 2021

On Thursday, Feb. 18 ASNMU met for a special session and unanimously approved a resolution urging the state senate to reconsider its vote to block Jason Morgan, NMU alumni and former ASNMU president,...

CHAIR ELECTED — When the Board of Trustees met on Dec. 11 they chose a chair and vice chair for the 2021 calendar year. Former vice chair Tami Seavoy was selected as chair head and Steve Young was voted as vice chair. Justin Vant Hof/NW

Board of Trustees elects new chair, vice chair

Justin Van't Hof December 12, 2020

The Board of Trustees elected a new chair and vice chair for the 2021 calendar year and approved a number of actions at their Dec. 11 meeting.  The new board will consist of chair Tami Seavoy,...


Snyder appoints BOT replacements

Tim Eggert October 23, 2018

With less than 75 days left in office, Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday appointed a current aid and a senior lobbyist to the NMU Board of Trustees (BOT) as replacements for a pair of seats due to expire in December. Travis...


BOT committee to continue sexual misconduct policy review

Tim Eggert October 18, 2018

An NMU Board of Trustees (BOT) ad hoc policy committee, created to review the university’s student code, will need to consider a recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling before it finalizes its assessment...

BOT finalizes $6.5 mil grant to expand EAN, matches $3.2

BOT finalizes $6.5 mil grant to expand EAN, matches $3.2

Kelsii Kyto November 2, 2017

The NMU Board of Trustees recently approved the final terms of a $6.5 million investment award agreement from the Michigan Strategic Fund that NMU applied for last April. The grant will allow for expansion...

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