Northern Michigan University Presidential Search Narrows

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Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search for a new president at Northern Michigan University has been narrowed down to four candidates.

The NMU presidential search advisory committee selected the four finalists from a pool of 54 applicants.

The candidates are: Cynthia Pemberton, provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor of education at Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota.

Robert Ackerman, professor of law and former dean at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.

Fritz Erickson, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Ferris State University in Big Rapids.

Greg Cant, founding dean of the Offutt School of Business and Robert J. Johnson chair in economics and business administration at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.

They will visit NMU in early April to meet with campus groups.

Current President David Haynes’ two-year term runs through June 30th.

He will return to the NMU faculty at that time.

The hope is to have his successor in place by July 1st.

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