This fall, Northern Arizona University welcomed its largest group of international students with more than 1,260 students total.

Last Wednesday, President Rita Cheng personally welcomed more than 40 of the undergraduate degree-seeking international students to NAU during the President’s International Student Scholarship Reception. These exceptional students achieved and maintained an outstanding GPA in their home countries and have begun their studies at NAU this semester.

Also in attendance to welcome these students were Provost James ColemanCraig Van Slyke, dean of the W.A. Franke College of Business, and Daniel Palm, interim executive director of the Center for International Education.