Johnson tapped for Tech board

MARQUETTE — Gov. Gretchen W. Whitmer as appointed Matthew D. Johnson, of Marquette, to the Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees.

Johnson is a manager of external relations at Eagle Mine in Champion. Johnson earned his bachelor of arts in public administration and his master of public administration from Northern Michigan University.

Johnson is reappointed for a term that begins on Jan. 1 and expires on Dec. 31, 2030. 

The Board of Trustees is the governing body for Michigan Technological University. Among its responsibilities are the bylaws for the governing of the institution, fixing tuition rates and other fees and charges, appointing and removing personnel, determining compensation, conferring degrees, managing gifts, entering agreements, and acquiring and disposing of property. 

Johnson’s appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.  


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