passed away on July 19, 2019. He was born in Flagstaff, AZ where he grew up and remained until graduating from NAU. Bob served a two-and-a-half-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Argentina where he learned to speak and write Spanish fluently. He worked for Boeing Aircraft and spent much of his time coaching children's sports. He supported the Seattle Mariners, Seahawks and ASU sports.
BS English (1976)
, MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling (1981)
, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (2003)
is the chair of the WestEd Board of Directors. She has served as the Director of Academic Alliances for Grand Canyon University and served for more than 40 years in education. Dr. Hurley served for 10 years as Superintendent of Buckeye Union High School District in Arizona. She has also worked in a variety of roles including as a teacher, counselor, athletic director, and principal in the Flagstaff Unified School District. She has been honored throughout her career including as the Arizona State Superintended of the Year, Arizona School Administrators Distinguished Administrator for the Superintendent’s Division, the AASA Women in School Leadership Award and more. In 2003, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters from NAU.