Message to the community
During the spring campus forum this week, Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng pointed out many of the ways the university is nationally recognized and locally vital, along with laying out details of a strategic plan that will help NAU continue to build its reputation and research output.
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This week, the Arizona Board of Regents met at Northern Arizona University. In addition to a full schedule of various agenda items, President Rita Cheng had the opportunity to present—sharing some of the great things being done at NAU.
On the budget
Higher education in Arizona is important for our residents and for the overall quality of life and economic vitality of our communities and our state. Seventy percent of NAU’s recent graduates are from Arizona, so I believe the outlook for our school and state is strong. I see the promise that education holds for the future and I am driven to ensure more Arizonans benefit from those possibilities. As such, I believe that investment in our universities is part of…