President's Division

The following areas of Northern Michigan University report directly to the NMU president and make up the President’s Division:

Also reporting directly to the president are: 

  • Kerri Schuiling, provost and vice president, Academic Affairs
  • Steve VandenAvond, vice president, Extended Learning and Community Engagement
  • Gavin Leach, vice president, Finance and Administration
  • Deanna Hemmila, director, Government Relations
  • Cindy Paavola, assistant to the president, Strategic Initiatives
  • Jessica Cruz, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer