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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—Reflections on Erickson’s termination

Editorial—Reflections on Erickson’s termination

North Wind Staff October 5, 2021
It has now been over a week since the Board of Trustees unexpectedly terminated former President of the university Fritz Erickson on Sept. 24. For several days after the event, blindsided students watched and rewatched the meeting, analyzing each word spoken by BOT members, trying to fully understand the abrupt termination.
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President Erickson: clarifying lawsuit facts

Fritz Erickson February 20, 2019

We live in a world today that is quick to jump to conclusions, never mind the facts. This was certainly the case last week with the announcement of a lawsuit brought against Northern Michigan University...

NMU President Fritz Erickson explains details of the Strategic Resource Allocation Implementation Task Force Report to the Board of Trustees at its final meeting in December. 

Photo by: Tim Eggert

Erickson delivers ITF report

Tim Eggert January 17, 2019

The NMU Board of Trustees (BOT) is reviewing the first draft of the Strategic Resource Allocation (SRA) Implementation Task Force (ITF) Report after President Fritz Erickson presented it at the BOT’s...

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Board of Trustees gives Erickson contract extension, salary increase

Tim Eggert August 30, 2018

A 46.9 percent base salary increase and a $50,000 bonus will accompany NMU President Fritz Erickson’s new long-term contract, authorized by the Board of Trustees (BOT) at its July 13 meeting. The...

NMU officials give fall update

NMU officials give fall update

Von Lanier November 16, 2017

A number of key issues and university projects were discussed at the Fall University Forum held Thursday, Nov. 9 in the Reynold’s Recital Hall. NMU President Fritz Erickson and Gavin Leach,...

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