Erickson Named President

Dr. Erickson
Fritz Erickson will be the 15th president of Northern Michigan University, effective July 1. The NMU Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of the appointment. Erickson was one of four finalists for the position. He is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Ferris State University in Big Rapids.  More Information
Former President Haynes Chooses Return to Classroom

In an email sent to the NMU campus in mid-December, former President David Haynes (pictured at Fall Convocation 2013) announced his desire to return to teaching at the conclusion of his two-year appointment as university president. Haynes, a political science and public administration professor, was appointed to the presidential position in May 2012 when then-president Les Wong left for a new position. Read President Hayne's e-mail

Senator Levin Speaks at NMU

LevinFormer NMU President David Haynes introduced his long-time friend, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, for his presentation “Public Service: The Heart of Democracy” at NMU. Sen. Levin, elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978 and reelected five times, recently announced his plans to retire at the end of his term. View Sen. Levin's presentation.