Oct. 17, 2019Each year, Homecoming is dedicated to a Northern Arizona University staff or faculty member who has shown their Lumberjack pride through exceptional service to the … Read more about Celebrate excellence at NAU’s annual Homecoming Dedicatee Banquet
Northern Arizona University saw nearly 6 percent overall enrollment growth for spring, marking 10 consecutive years of record-setting enrollment. NAU also experienced a 12 percent increase in minority student enrollment.
NAU’s total spring student population is 27,106, up from 25,590 in the spring of 2015.
“We are thrilled to see increases in retention from fall to spring, and year to year growth,” said NAU President Rita Cheng. “The significant increase in diversity of the student body demonstrates our commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.”
|NAU welcomed over 8,000 students back to campus over the weekend. Click on the photo above to launch a slide show from the day’s actvities. Photos by Gretta Miller|
Clean mountain air, a tight-knit academic community and a tuition Pledge have lured another record number of students to Flagstaff as Northern… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
Recent discussions about tech-inspired disruptions to traditional higher education have prompted me to consider what motivates students to pursue a university education in what is increasingly regarded as the old-fashioned way: on campus.
I’d like to think that all the motivations are well-intended and based on sound information—that these students seek to improve their prospects for achieving fulfilling careers and lives as active citizens, and that they think attending a… Read more