Michigan Technological University Board of Control

The Board of Control is the governing body for Michigan Technological University. The people of the state of Michigan have enacted the following enabling legislation.
 
The government of the Michigan Technological University, the conduct of the University's affairs, and the control of the university's property shall be vested in a board of eight (8) members, who shall be known as the Board of Control of the Michigan Technological University, and who shall be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice of the Senate.
 
Among their responsibilities are the bylaws for the governing of the institution, fixing tuition rates and other fees and charges, appointing and removing personnel, determining compensation, conferring degrees, managing gifts, entering agreements, and acquiring and disposing of property.
 
The Board normally meets six times per year. Any individual who wishes to address the MTU Board of Control should file such intent with the Secretary of the Board ten (10) business days prior to the posted meeting date.
 
Statute
 
 
Contact Information
 
 
Dr. Dale R. Tahtinen
Vice President for Governmental Relations and Secretary of the Board
Room 508, Administration Building
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 487-2267
Fax: (906) 487-2935
Email: drtahtin@mtu.edu 
 
Members
    
Terry Woychowski, Commerce Township
Term ends December 31, 2018
 
Julie Fream, Dearborn
Term ends December 31, 2018
 
Bob Jacquart, Ironwood 
Term ends December 31, 2020
 
Linda Kennedy, Troy
Term ends December 31, 2020

Brenda Ryan, Commerce Township
Term ends December 31, 2022

William Johnson, Newaygo
Term ends December 31, 2022
 
Derhun Sanders, Redford Township
Term ends December 31, 2024
 
Steven Tomaszewski, Howell
Term ends December 31, 2024