Erickson Formally Installed in Investiture Ceremony

board of trustees member and president Erickson
The NMU investiture ceremony for Dr. Fritz Erickson took place Monday, Feb. 9, where Northern's 15th president formally received the presidential medallion, known as the chain of office, from the NMU Board of Trustees.  Erickson became Northern's president on July 1, 2014.    Video of investiture ceremony; Erickson's fun video played as part of the ceremony.
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President Helps with Jamrich Dedication

President Erickson joined former presidents John Jamrich, Mike Roy and David Haynes and several dignitaries to officially dedicate Jamrich Hall.

Time-lapse video of facility’s construction

More information | Watch the dedication

NMU Day at Marquette Mountain

President Erickson in skiing gearTo celebrate President Erickson's investiture, NMU faculty, staff, students and alumni descended upon Marquette Mountain on Feb. 8. Participants enjoyed a hot chocolate toast to the president, followed by a group procession down Snowfield run. Many faculty and staff wore full regalia as they took to the slope. Watch the action here. You can also view a video of President Erickson skiing in full regalia made for the investiture ceremony introduction here.

Erickson Attends "Fearless" Luncheon

group of students at luncheonAs part of the investiture celebration, the NMU Board of Trustees hosted a luncheon for a collection of students from across campus. Students were chosen by their participation in the NMU sponsored "Fearless in the Face of" Instagram contest, or by their participation in sharing their "Fearless" stories on NMU's blog

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If you have an event you would like President Erickson to speak at or attend, please submit the following form.

President's Event Request Form

Requests must be received thirty days in advance of the event.