Protest Governor Snyder at NMU Commencement

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By signing this petition the graduating seniors of May 2018 commencement pledge to protest Governor Rick Snyder by turning our backs during his speech. 

Community members, families, and others are encouraged to join in the protest. This petition is specifically for the graduating seniors of NMU to voice their opposition. 

This is not the only method of protest available, individuals may choose to do additional forms of protest. 

To learn more and join other methods of protest please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/157238508417039/

__________________________________________________________________    WHEREAS Governor Rick Snyder is ultimately responsible for poisoning thousands of people in the Flint Water Crisis through failed and neglectful leadership, and

WHEREAS Governor Snyder lied about his knowledge of the Flint water crisis under oath, and

WHEREAS Governor Snyder has attacked labor through the passage of the “right-to-work” law, and

WHEREAS Governor Snyder has undermined the democratic process through the emergency manager law, and

WHEREAS the administration of Northern Michigan University, including President Erickson and the Board of Trustees, has invited Governor Snyder to deliver the commencement address at the May 2018 graduation, and

WHEREAS the administration of Northern Michigan University has shown consistent and habitual patterns of ignoring the voices of students, demonstrating a lack of accountability, and

WHEREAS the administration of Northern Michigan University initiated this process behind closed doors, as they have consistently done with other decisions which directly affect the student body, and

We the undersigned students of Northern Michigan University’s graduating class of 2018, pledge to protest Governor Rick Snyder as the May 2018 commencement speaker by turning our backs during his speech.



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