Sept. 19, 2019With September being Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Northern Arizona University has been buzzing with conversations about mental health and wellness. The … Read more about Mental health on the mind: NAU kicks off Mental Health Symposium Series
Northern Arizona University has been selected to participate in a national initiative designed to help students thrive during their first year.
NAU, alongside 43 other state colleges and universities, joined the American Association of State Colleges and Universities three-year project titled “Re-imagining the First Year of College,” which aims to transform the freshman experience.
According to AASCU, students are more likely to drop out during their first year than at any other point in their college career.
“We are very excited… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
When the conversation turns to transformational change in higher education, the message is clear.
It’s the reception, apparently, that is posing some issues.
The message, put simply, is that change is upon us and higher education had better adapt quickly. Not surprisingly, the topic occupied a prominent space on the agenda last month at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities annual meeting.
I was among four other college and university presidents… Read more