President Tessman standing with a group of people at the ribbon cutting ceremony

Jacobetti Complex Rededication

Northern Michigan University held a rededication ceremony and open house for the newly renovated Jacobetti Complex. The facility and its labs are equipped to provide students in STEM and technical programs the required tools to be successful in industrial, engineering and service-related fields that are critical to the support of economic growth in the region and state.

Northern Today Article
Rededication Ceremony Video Stream


President Tessman standing outside the WellBeing center with a group of people during the ribbon cutting ceremony

WellBeing Center Dedication

Northern Michigan University's commitment to providing a comprehensive approach to wellness that revolves around intentional care for the whole person has taken a tangible step forward with the newly constructed WellBeing Center. The $6.5 million, 13,500-square-foot facility houses both the NMU Health Center and Counseling and Consultation Services.

Northern Today Article
The Mining Journal Article

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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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