Letter from the NAU Foundation President
Thank you for your interest in the Northern Arizona
University Foundation, Inc. The NAU Foundation’s vision is to develop a culture
of philanthropy to meet the private resource needs of Northern Arizona
University in its pursuit of access and excellence in education, research, and
outreach for the public good.
As you may know, Northern Arizona University is recognized
as one of the premier public universities. The Washington Monthly now ranks
Northern Arizona University among the top 100 colleges and universities in the
United States for the things that really matter: helping our students achieve
upward mobility, fostering scientific and humanistic research, and promoting an
ethic of service to country and community. Northern Arizona University is a
good investment of students’ time, taxpayers’ money, and your charitable
Inspired by strategic priorities, the generous support of
our donors has enabled the university to create student-centered learning environments,
attract and retain top faculty, conduct meaningful research, and give deserving
students financial assistance. We are grateful for continued volunteer
involvement and private contributions as they ensure that we are able to
maintain our momentum and standing as a premier public university.
I invite you to explore the many ways you may be involved in
the life of Northern Arizona University through all areas of University
Advancement. In order to serve your ongoing interest and progress in our Northern
Arizona University mission, I encourage your questions and feedback.
Northern Arizona University Foundation, Inc.