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Northern Arizona University is rising toward goals of growth and greatness while adapting to ongoing budget challenges, President Rita Cheng told a crowd of hundreds at a campus forum Tuesday at the High Country Conference Center.
During an hour-long presentation followed by a question and answer session, Cheng sketched a detailed picture of NAU’s operations, motivations and aspirations. The presentation included an overview of faculty, staff and students’ accomplishments over the last year, and the attributes that distinguish NAU from… 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
Discussions of economic outlook constitute slippery ground but Bill Franke stands firmly on the foundation of discipline, focus and commitment to a business plan.
Northern Arizona University marked 40 years of presenting its economic outlook conference Thursday with the prominent and to-the-point Franke as the keynote speaker.
“We invest all over the world but it’s still about basic business principles,” said Franke, the managing partner of Indigo Partners LLC—a private equity fund focused on air transportation investments—and namesake of the W.… 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
An economic recovery without extremes taking place in a political atmosphere already full of them may not generate much enthusiasm. But only a few somber statements emerged from the Economic Outlook Conference held on the Northern Arizona University campus Thursday.
The conference, held at the High Country Conference Center in front of a capacity audience, was presented by the Alliance Bank Business Outreach Center of the W. A. Franke College of Business.Read more