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Dr. Fritz Erickson confirms Twitter account is his

Dr. Fritz Erickson confirms Twitter account is his

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor October 29, 2021

In light of recent social media accounts claiming to be ex-president of Northern Michigan University, Dr. Fritz Erickson, Erickson confirmed that the account recently surfacing is his. "My Twitter account...

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Q&A with Dr. Fritz Erickson

Dreyma Beronja and Justin Van't Hof, News Editor and Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

Over a week ago, Dr. Fritz Erickson was terminated by the Board of Trustees from his position as president. Erickson was Northern Michigan University’s 15th president holding his position from 2014-2021. During...

Board of Trustees terminates President Erickson

Board of Trustees terminates President Erickson

Dreyma Beronja and Akasha Khalsa, News Editor and Opinion Editor September 24, 2021

Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has terminated President Fritz Erickson, effective immediately. The vote was unanimous. With less than 48 hours’ notice, a special BOT meeting was called...

CONTRACT MEDIATION—The faculty union at NMU, NMU-AAUP, are still working without a contract. Recently the union responded to a clarification email sent out by President Fritz Erickson.

NMU-AAUP responds to clarification email from President Erickson

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 3, 2021

Those who are registered to receive emails from [email protected] would have received an email on Aug. 26 regarding the NMU-AAUP faculty contract mediation. The email was sent from the office of President...

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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...


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...

Fritz Forum

Winter Keefer February 15, 2018

President Fritz Erickson updates students in the newly finished Lodge Complex. The President addressed concerns regarding construction on campus and Gov. Rick Snyder speaking at May Graduation.

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