|Board Meets Presidential Candidates|
|Members of the NMU Board of Trustees are on campus to meet with the four presidential finalists. Pictured above Chair Rick Popp (left) introduces candidate Greg Cant at a public forum. Candidate visits last through April 15. The board is holding a series of public feedback sessions about the candidates through April 16. The board hopes to have the new president in place by July 1. To learn more, go to www.nmu.edu/presidentialsearch.|
|Governor Appoints Holman to Board
Gov. Rick Snyder announced Friday (Feb. 7) the appointment of Scott Holman (pictured left), of Freeland, to the Northern Michigan University board of trustees, replacing Steve Gulis (pictured right) who resigned. Holman, an NMU alumnus, will serve the remainder of an eight-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2018, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate. Holman served an earlier term on the board from 1997-2005 and was chair in 1999.
|Board Adds Three Charter Schools
The NMU Board of Trustees approved charters and start-up boards for three schools in lower Michigan, effective July 1 at the December meeting. This brings the total number of NMU charter schools to 10. The Frances Reh Academy in Saginaw and George Crockett Academy in inner-city Detroit are K-8 facilities while Universal Leadership Academy in Port Huron will start as K-5 and progress to K-8. Full story
|2014 Meeting Schedule|
The NMU Board of Trustees meeting schedule for the calendar year 2014 is as follows:
|2014 Capital Outlays Priorities|
The NMU board approved the university's fiscal year 2014 capital outlay project priorities, which universities are required to submit annually to the state. NMU’s top three priorities are a renovation and addition to the Learning Resources Center, an academic facilities upgrade project involving Forest Roberts Theatre, the McClintock Building and the Physical Education Instructional Facility and the renovation of Cohodas Hall.