Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees

MARQUETTE, MI--   The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees heard about plans to keep the campus community safe this fall semester. 

Biodefense policy consultant Col. Dave Adams presented the NMU Action Plan, which he helped develop. He also discussed finalizing the trigger measurements that will be monitored to assist in decision-making as COVID-19 infection rates in the Marquette area and on campus change.

MARQUETTE, MI--   The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved funding for three capital projects.

At a meeting Friday the board authorized $20.5 million for the renovation of the University Center. Construction on the two-year project is set to begin in May.

The board also approved $150,000 for Phase II of the Forensic Research Lab on campus and renovations to the Superior Dome football office and academic area. The dome project would cost $700,000, but is contingent on reaching a private fundraising goal.

MARQUETTE, MI--   The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has elected a board chair and 

vice chair for the 2016 calendar year.

New chair H. Sook Wilkinson of Bloomfield Hills holds a doctorate in psychology and has practiced in the field for more than 35 years.  Born in South Korea, Wilkinson is an expert in international adoption and helps adoptees develop healthy identities through research, clinical work, and volunteering.