MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University officially started off the new academic year yesterday with the Fall Convocation on campus.
President David Haynes delivered a speech recapping recent successes and outlining new initiatives of the university. Haynes said it is time for the university community to “rethink, renew and reconnect” with it’s core mission of serving students while looking at new goals with recruitment, retention and revenue generation.
Following the address, Haynes spoke with Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala about the issues facing the university and his thoughts about being the first NMU alum to serve as President.
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