Presentations and Communication

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Feb. 19, 2015
President Cheng visits Legislature to discuss budget and NAU outcomes
President Rita Cheng traveled to Phoenix this week to attend the Arizona House and Senate Appropriations Committee meetings. Read more.

Jan. 30, 2015
President visits with state lawmakers, donors in Phoenix
As discussions of the state budget continue, President Rita Cheng engaged in one-on-one discussion time with the new governor and other lawmakers. Read more.

Jan. 23, 2015
President Cheng leads campus walk for wellness
President Rita Cheng led a group of Northern Arizona University faculty, staff, and students on a wellness walk through campus on a brisk afternoon this week. Read more.

Jan. 8, 2015
Installation ceremony set for President Cheng
The campus and community will be invited to a celebration of NAU's 16th president. Read more.

Nov. 10, 2014
In honor of Veterans Day
Cheng: We as a nation set aside Veterans Day as a special time to honor those who have served their country in the armed forces. Our gratitude and support are appropriate ways to say thank you, and I personally express my appreciation for all they have done. Read more.

Nov. 7, 2014
Compromise, optimism rise among lukewarm outlooks at economic conference
Cheng and keynote speaker Gene Sperling pointed to reasons for enthusiasm and offered parallel views on the crucial role of higher education. Read more

Oct. 28, 2014
Veterans Success Center celebrates grand opening
Cheng said the center is a clear demonstration of the value we place on our student veterans. Read more.

Oct. 10, 2014
Hopi Tribal Council welcomes NAU President Rita Cheng
Reaching out to Arizona's Native American tribes is a priority for the new president, who this week made her first visit to the Hopi Nation. Read more

Sept. 26, 2014
Rita Cheng 'optimistic, even proud' of NAU's upward trajectory
The president welcomed the Arizona Board of Regents to Flagstaff and discussed the university's progress toward its 2020 goals. Read more

Sept. 19, 2014
NAU breaks ground on new Student and Academic Services Building
The building will provide a one-stop shop for student services including Admissions, Office of the Registrar, Financial Aid and Student Accounts. Read more.

Aug. 22, 2014
Welcome back, welcome home
Cheng: All the preparation and anticipation of the big move to campus has finally brought us to this day. Settle in, begin to explore and let's get started on a great semester. Read more.

June 18, 2014
Rita Cheng appointed next president of NAU
Cheng’s first official visit to the Flagstaff campus included a public forum during which she discussed transparency and accountability, her commitment to serving others and the vision and values she will bring to the role of president of Northern Arizona University. Read more.

Watch President Cheng’s speech online.