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On April 13, 2018, the Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees elected Richard J. Koubek, executive vice president and provost of Louisiana State University, to be the University's 10th president. Koubek will succeed President Glenn D. Mroz on July 1, 2018.

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The President of the University is the chief executive officer, appointed by and reporting to the Board of Trustees. The President is ultimately responsible for all aspects of Michigan Technological University including:

  • positioning Michigan Tech as a premier technological university for the twenty-first century,
  • timely implementation of Board of Trustees policies,
  • effective shared governance,
  • ensuring the financial viability of the University,
  • continuous improvement of our students' quality of learning and employees' working environments, 
  • fund raising,
  • fostering effective relationships with government agencies and political leaders, corporations, and industry leaders,
  • communicating with more than 60,000 alumni and the general public about Michigan Tech, and
  • institutional responses to political, social, and ethical issues  

Contact Information

Dr. Glenn D. Mroz
Room 500A, Administration Building

Roberta M. Dessellier
Executive Associate to the President
Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Room 500, Administration Building
Phone: 906-487-2200
Fax: 906-487-2935

Joan E. Tapani
Administrative Assistant
Room 500, Administration Building
Phone: 906-487-2200
Fax: 906-487-2935