Leach Promoted to Vice President

Gavin Leach has been appointed vice president for Finance and Administration and treasurer of the NMU Board of Trustees, effective July 1. He takes over the responsibilities for Mike Roy, who will be named special projects consultant until his planned 2008 retirement.

Leach earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from NMU and holds a CPA certificate. He joined the staff as a senior accountant in 1989 and was later promoted to budget analyst, senior financial analyst, budget director and associate vice president for Finance and Planning. Leach was acting chief financial officer and treasurer of the NMU Board of Trustees in 2003-04 while Roy served as interim president.

Theresa Nease will serve as executive assistant to the president and secretary of the NMU Board of Trustees, effective Aug. 1.

The NMU Board of Trustees approved the appointments at today's meeting. Trustees also agreed to the following administrative shifts, effective July 1: Paul Lang, interim dean of the College of Professional Studies and professor in Criminal Justice; and Cynthia Prosen, interim associate provost and dean of graduate studies and research.


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