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SPECIAL MEETING — NMUs Board of Trustees met on Thursday morning for an eleven-minute special meeting to discuss the UAW Memorandum Number Four asking for an acceleration in the 2021-2026 contract pay scale. This increase in the pay scale affects roughly 70% of the union members.

Board of Trustees approves UAW pay scale acceleration in special meeting

Katarina Rothhorn February 2, 2023

On Thursday morning, the NMU Board of Trustees convened on Zoom for a special session meeting to discuss Memorandum Number Four presented by the UAW (International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and...

WELCOME TESSMAN - Brock Tessman started his first day as NMUs 17th President on Feb. 1, 2023.

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

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 29, 2022
During a special session with the Board of Trustees, the 17th president of Northern Michigan University was announced.
Board of Trustees holds special all-student forum

Board of Trustees holds special all-student forum

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor March 21, 2022
NMU's Board of Trustees held a virtual discussion over Zoom on Tuesday, March 15, as a step forward to communicate better with students.
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
NMU's BOT held a special meeting on Dec. 1 to discuss the presidential search firm proposal as well as interim president Schuiling's contract.
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
When you’re blind, you can’t see. NMU’s administration has certainly been blind to many of the issues which are important to students and faculty at this university.
Photo courtesy to NMU Academic Affairs

Kerri Schuiling appointed interim president

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen, News Editor and Staff Writer October 1, 2021
On Oct. 1 during the Board of Trustees formal meeting, Kerri Schuiling was appointed as interim president for NMU.
A picture of ASMUs logo with the words your student government underneath

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

Justin Van't Hof February 22, 2021
ASNMU adopted a resolution to urge Senate Republicans to reconsider their vote to block Jason Morgan from serving NMU's BOT. So far, they have blocked a total of 18 Of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's appointments.
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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