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The NMU Foundation

The mission of the Northern Michigan University Foundation is to cultivate and promote the private philanthropic support of NMU’s mission through a comprehensive advancement effort.

Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center
Ribbon Cutting

In appreciation of Dr. John H. Beaumier '63 for generously funding the center.





Our students appreciate what giving does for NMU. And because of you they don't need to experience what a university would be like without it.

The College of Business recently celebrated a generous gift from the estate of Dr. John and Aili Imarisio. Aili (Leppanen) Imarisio graduated from NMU in 1941 with a BS in secondary education. <a href="http://nmu.giftplans.org/index.php?cID=239">read more</a>For the last 30 years Cam and Sandy Howes have been an important part of the Marquette and NMU community. <a href="http://nmu.giftplans.org/index.php?cID=252">read more</a>Shirley and John Berry have committed $5 million to the NMU Foundation to establish the Berry Scholarship—the largest gift in the university’s history. <a href="http://nmu.giftplans.org/index.php?cID=235">read more</a>Don and Beth LeHeup have established a charitable gift annuity to support research at the NMU Brain Tumor Center; they call the gift a “win-win” because it provides them retirement income and it can be set up with just $10,000. <a href="http://nmu.giftplans.org/index.php?cID=238">read more</a>Waino Wahtera, ’40 BS, was a great lover of music, so he put a bequest in his will to fund the beautiful new performance pavilion featuring state-of-the-art lighting, heat, and wind curtains. <a href="http://nmu.giftplans.org/index.php?cID=237">read more</a>

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