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HOCKEY FANS — Tessman and his family at a Red Wings hockey game in March. They are still rocking the NMU gear in Detroit.

Brock’s backstory: President Tessman’s journey through running, teaching and finding balance

Katarina Rothhorn April 21, 2023

Brock Tessman was born on June 4, 1976, in the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, exactly one month before the United States’ bicentennial and his planned due date. Despite his early birth and subsequent...

NEW CHAPTER - Brock Tessman talks with students during his visit to campus on Sept. 20. Tessman was recently hired as NMUs 17th president and starts his term on Feb. 1.

NMU’s new president discusses mental health, goals for presidency

Katarina Rothhorn, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2022

At 10 a.m. on Sept. 29, NMU’s Board of Trustees officially announced Brock Tessman as NMU’s 17th president. He was selected out of four final candidates who visited campus during the weeks of Sept....

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.
PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH - The first in a series of presidential search forums will be held in the Founders Room located in the Northern Center. The forums will give students, staff and faculty a chance to actively participate in the selection of NMUs next president.

Presidential finalists to visit campus, presidential search forum on Friday

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 13, 2022
Four candidates for the ongoing presidential search will visit campus between Sept. 15 and 22. Forums will be held for non-represented employees, faculty, staff and students for participation in picking the new president for NMU.
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