Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give listeners a campus update.
Erickson, who recently wrapped up his first semester as President, talked about his experiences so far at the helm of NMU and his thoughts on living in the Marquette area.
He also talked about campus-wide efforts to gather input defining the university’s core values and how the information will be used in developing a new strategic plan for Northern.
Erickson also touched on the current national search for new Provost following the recent passing of Paul Lang, who had served Provost over the last few years.
He also outlined some of the financial challenges facing NMU in light of upcoming state legislative budget negotiations concerning funding for higher education in Michigan.