Erickson out at NMU

Fritz Erickson

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees voted 8-0 this afternoon terminate the employment of NMU President Fritz Erickson, effective immediately.

Board Vice Chair Steve Young mentioned the need for “a change and direction in the leadership” as reasons for the termination.

Erickson had served as NMU president since 2014, with his current term set to expire in 2023.

More details will be in Saturday’s Mining Journal.


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