NMU President

Dr. Fritz J Erickson became Northern Michigan University's 15th president on July 1, 2014. A higher education administration veteran, his focus areas of expertise are in education, technology and psychology.

Office of the President

The mission of the President is to serve as the chief executive officer of Northern Michigan University. As such, he is charged with the development of administrative policies, programs and procedures to guide the university.

Event Requests

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President Erickson is providing periodic updates on decisions and planning related to the COVID-19 coronavirus and influeneza outbreaks. <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/president/campus-updates-coronavirus-covid-19-and-influenza">Campus Updates</a> The focus discussions were on <a href="http://bit.ly/2MvPxuA">SRA project</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/31W9H6u">university budget and capital outlay progress</a>, and <a href="http://bit.ly/33q1DNb">big ideas</a> being explored.During the summer, transformation plans were reviewed by the Implementation Task Force. A report outlining the review and any decisions made can be found on the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/sra">SRA website</a>.