Aug. 16, 2019As NAU prepares to welcome back the Lumberjacks, including the class of 2023, here are a few things to know that will make navigating campus easier for faculty, … Read more about Welcome back, Jacks! Navigating campus during #NAUmovein week
Northern Arizona University researcher and professor of psychology Michelle Miller is teaching students how to use research-based strategies and techniques to remember almost anything.
Starting June 6, the three-credit online course developed and led by Miller… Read more
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
Cyndi Banks has been named dean of University College, Provost Laura Huenneke announced Thursday.
Banks had been serving as interim dean since July. When University College was established as a formal unit in summer 2012, Banks filled the role of associate dean, assisting in the college’s initial organization, strategic planning and program design, and development of faculty and staff.
“As we have focused more intently on student success within the institution, we have benefited tremendously from the innovation and dedication… Read more
Karen Pugliesi has been selected as dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University. Her appointment begins July 1.
Provost Laura Huenneke announced the decision after an internal search identified three candidates, who appeared at open forums in mid-April. Stephen Wright has served as interim dean since May 2012.
“Dr. Pugliesi brings a deep professional record of accomplishment to… Read more
Of all the information conveyed by Northern Arizona University President John Haeger at Tuesday afternoon’s public forum, the preface of an audience member’s question best summarized the underlying message: “All of us in this room would agree you’ve been an exceptional leader for this institution.”
The hearty applause that followed at the well-attended High Country Conference Center event confirmed what Haeger had just presented during “The Year Ahead.” NAU is in sound financial condition and performing well academically, and has… Read more
By John D. Haeger, President
At a time of great flux in higher education, the annual flow of students to campus remains an inspiring and invigorating sight.
Despite the growing sophistication of the higher education calendar—now filled with campus visits, summer camps, freshman orientations, early arrivals and various academic prep events—move-in day holds a high place in our culture as a symbol of aspiration. Cars, trucks and trailers bursting with the material goods of… Read more