Aug. 22, 2019Pools of old carbon in the soil of boreal forests historically safe from combustion are being released by more frequent and larger wildfires, a team led by … Read more about Larger, more frequent fires in boreal forest threaten previously protected carbon stores, NAU-led research team reports in Nature
Arizona Board of Regents
Northern Arizona University’s success is intrinsically aligned with the success of the communities we serve, President Rita Cheng told the Arizona Board of Regents last week during a meeting in Flagstaff.
“I use the term ‘community’ broadly, since community means so many things… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s proposed tuition and mandatory fees for the 2016-17 academic year maintain the Pledge guaranteed tuition program, resulting in no tuition increase for 96 percent of continuing undergraduate students on the Flagstaff campus.
“We hold true to our commitment to educate, discover and serve, even in the face of funding challenges,” said NAU President Rita Cheng. “NAU is mindful of the costs for students and families and is focused on continuing to provide high quality education for all Arizonans,… Read more
A close research partner of Northern Arizona University was honored Thursday night by the Arizona Board of Regents with the Outstanding Service to Higher Education award.
Translational Genomics Research Institute, known as TGen, was presented with the award for its advocacy of higher education, and in particular, the success of its ongoing relationship with NAU.
Jeffrey Trent, TGen president and research director, and David Engelthaler, director of programs and operations at TGen North in Flagstaff, accepted the award. Trent is an… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s performance is inseparable from student success, president Rita Cheng told the Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday at their meeting in Flagstaff.
On both fronts, Cheng said, trends point up and the outlook is excellent, although unresolved issues with state funding pose ongoing challenges.
“One of the most fulfilling aspects of being a high-performing university is knowing we serve our students well,” Cheng said. “Their success is more than a goal—it’s a value, along with access, quality and… Read more
On a day when budget cuts set a somber tone, Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng, supported by top administrators and university partners, delivered a confident yet measured operational and financial review to the Arizona Board of Regents.
The board gathered in Flagstaff to hear a presentation scheduled well before the Arizona Legislature announced a $99 million budget cut to the state’s universities. But only five days after the news, the regents and the university began setting strategies… Read more
Rita Cheng’s recent speech delivered to a standing room only crowd left little room for doubt about the kind of president she will be for Northern Arizona University.
“I have always believed I have a responsibility to help others through service,” she said. “I firmly believe we have an obligation to give back, and I try to live by that value.”
Cheng… Read more