Building an environment for achievement
Starting with the president, Northern Arizona University’s leaders are committed to help you succeed academically, enjoy personal growth, and achieve your professional and personal goals.
Guiding their efforts are NAU’s six core values: student centered, integrity, diversity, service, discovery, and excellence.
José Luis Cruz Rivera is Northern Arizona University’s 17th president. Dr. Cruz Rivera is dedicated to expanding access to education and improving educational outcomes for all students—especially those who have historically been underserved.Meet President José Luis Cruz Rivera
Senior leadership team
The senior leadership team works to advance the highest ideals of a public university—pursuing excellence and impact in our local and state-wide communities. In close collaboration with President Cruz Rivera, the leadership team strives to expand access and opportunity to traditionally underserved populations while focusing on a values-driven approach to higher education.Senior leadership team