The Board of Trustees 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 Trustees 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 five (5) times per year. Any individual who wishes to address the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Technological University should file such intent with the Secretary of the Board ten (10) business days prior to the posted meeting date.

Members

Terms of Appointment
Thomas L. Baldini April 8, 2009 December 31, 2016
Julie A. Fream, Chair January 12, 2011 December 31, 2018
Robert Jacquart January 1, 2013 December 31, 2020
Bill Johnson January 1, 2015 December 31, 2022
Linda Kennedy January 1, 2013 December 31, 2020
Paul Ollila, Vice Chair February 25, 2009 December 31, 2016
Brenda Ryan January 1, 2015 December 31, 2022
Terry J. Woychowski January 12, 2011 December 31, 2018
Member Contact Information

Glenn D. Mroz
(ex-officio)
Dale R. Tahtinen, Secretary
Julie Seppala, Treasurer

Dr. Dale R. Tahtinen
Vice President for Governmental Relations and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Room 508, Administration Building
Phone: 906-487-2267
Fax: 906-487-2935
E-mail: drtahtin@mtu.edu

Janet Hayden
Executive Assistant; Director, Risk Management
Room 508, Administration Building
Phone: 906-487-2267
Fax: 906-487-2935
E-mail: jkhayden@mtu.edu