MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The president of Northern Michigan University was fired Friday.
NMU’s governing board voted 8-0 to dismiss Fritz Erickson, who had led the Upper Peninsula school since July 2014.READ MORE: Kellogg's Being Sued Over Strawberry Pop-Tarts
“There are good things that have happened, but we can and must do more,” said trustee Steve Young.READ MORE: Target To Open Store In Midtown Detroit
Erickson’s contract was supposed to expire in 2023.
Erickson was a vice president at Ferris State University before moving to NMU. He also worked at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Eastern Washington University and Michigan Tech University.
NMU has approximately 7,600 students in Marquette, 165 miles northwest of the Mackinac Bridge.MORE NEWS: City of Hamtramck To Handout Water Filters On Oct.26
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