President's Messages

This time of year is one of the busiest as the holidays get nearer, friends and families gather, and finals sneak up on college students. There are many Northwood University students who experience this type of “busy” year-round, however. The students within our Adult Degree Program admirably balance work, family responsibilities and their educational endeavors […]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Detroit Economic Club, which, since 1934, has served as a platform for discussion of important issues from here in Michigan and across the nation. The meeting this week was no different, as Northwood University, Walsh College and Lawrence Technological University took the stage to explore […]

Thanksgiving is a time for family. The ideals of faith, family and friends distinguish Northwood University, reminding us to always be thankful for one another. This year our Northwood family reflects on two of those members who are no longer with us. As families have individual roles within them, the members of our Northwood family […]

Northwood University was created at a critical point in history, when the world was changing rapidly. It was born at a time when leaders were needed to help drive the ideals of free-enterprise forward. This moment in time offers a similar opportunity. Our country’s varied reactions to last week’s election results have led to much […]

Our nation recognizes today as a special day to honor those who have served our country. At Northwood University, we are proud to share values such as freedom and responsibility with our nation’s service members, veterans and military families. Today, we salute veterans. For more than 40 years, Northwood has provided higher education programs for […]

This past week has been one of recognition for Northwood University! Monday kicked off the world-famous AAPEX and SEMA automotive aftermarket tradeshows in Las Vegas, Nevada. Northwood celebrated seven industry leaders with prestigious Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Awards at the AAPEX show. These leaders are devoted to advancing aftermarket education, and they serve as exceptional […]

Last Friday, 700 Northwood University students, faculty and staff teamed up with 30 area agencies to serve our community and Go MAD. In the end, volunteers collected 2,844 hours of service to our community and 3,000 pounds of food for area food pantries. When we come together with a common goal, the results are nothing […]

Today the Northwood University family, alongside dozens of community agencies, goes out into Midland to Go MAD—Make A Difference. One of Northwood’s close friends, Dr. Kathryn “Kitty” Hach-Darrow knows what it means to make a difference. She is a business pioneer whose life work has led to improved water quality supplies worldwide. Kitty, a Northwood […]

Since our beginning, Northwood’s philosophy has distinguished us from other universities. We bring the lessons of American free-enterprise into the college classroom, a perspective helping us to reach an ever-increasing number of students who share our values. How we execute this philosophy also differentiates us. Our ability to attract and retain great students is due […]

In business today, as in life, the only sure thing is change. That concept may scare the average consumer, but here at Northwood, we embrace it. We recognize that many times our greatest opportunities are presented to us in the form of a challenge. One of our recent challenges was a need to expand student […]