Upper Peninsula high school seniors who plan to enroll at a college or university in fall 2022 and pursue a health care field are invited to participate in an essay contest celebrating National Rural Health Day. Cash prizes to be awarded in the eastern, central and western U.P. regions are $500 for first place, $250 for second and $100 for third. The entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 15.
Northern Michigan University Assistant Professor Stacy Boyer-Davis is the recipient of the 2021 Accountant Teaching and Excellence Award from the Michigan Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). The award recognizes educators in the profession for the crucial role they play in shaping and growing the CPA pipeline and the future of the industry.
Kerri Schuiling is the new interim president at Northern Michigan University, effective immediately. The NMU alumna previously served as the university's provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Her appointment was unanimously approved by the NMU Board of Trustees at its Oct. 1 business meeting.
The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to appoint NMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kerri Schuiling, Ph.D., to serve as interim university president until we select a successor to Dr. Fritz Erickson. Dr. Schuiling has accepted the appointment and will immediately step into the interim leadership position, with her contract to be negotiated with Vice Chair Steve Young and me and brought back to the board for approval.