Kerri Schuiling

Schuiling Serves as President

Kerri Schuiling agreed to serve as president at Northern Michigan University since October 2021 to the present, a period during which a national search for president was being conducted. She will continue in this role until February 2023 when Dr. Brock Tessman will take over the leadership role. The NMU alumna previously served as the university's provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. 


Dr. Brock Tessman

Dr. Brock Tessman Hired as New NMU President

In a special meeting held today (Thursday, Sept. 29), the NMU Board of Trustees announced the selection of Dr. Brock Tessman as the next president of Northern Michigan University. He will tentatively begin his tenure in February.

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The mission of the President is to serve as the chief executive officer of Northern Michigan University. As such, they are charged with the development of administrative policies, programs and procedures to guide the university.

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