Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
President Dr. Jose Luis Cruz Rivera speaks to a large crowd at commencement.

Office of the President

NAU aims to be the nation’s preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.

Dr. Jose Luis Cruz Rivera meets with students on campus.

Meet President José Luis Cruz Rivera

José Luis Cruz Rivera began his tenure as the 17th president of Northern Arizona University (NAU) on June 14, 2021.

President Dr. Jose Luis Cruz Rivera speaks at a podium with an American flag in the background.

News Presidential statements

Stay up-to-date on our exciting announcements and initiatives from the Office of the President.

Students walk by the Applied Research and Development building on NAU's Flagstaff campus.

Contact the office

Contact us below—whether to request a meeting, invite the president to attend an event, or submit a student-interview request to President Cruz Rivera.

Please contact or call 928-523-3232 with general inquiries.