NAU Presidential Search

News and Announcements

Board Chair appoints NAU Presidential Search Advisory Committee leadership, solicits community input for the next NAU president 

As preparations begin for a nationwide search for the next president of Northern Arizona University, Arizona Board of Regents Chair Larry E. Penley appointed Regent Lyndel Manson and Regent Fred DuVal as co-chairs of the ABOR Search Advisory Committee for the next NAU president. >>

ABOR announces NAU President Rita Cheng’s decision not to seek contract extension

The Arizona Board of Regents today announced that President Rita Cheng has provided notice of her decision not to seek an extension to her current contract as president of Northern Arizona University.>>


The board encourages constituents to share their vision for NAU as well as thoughts about necessary leadership characteristics for the next NAU president by sending comments to throughout the search process.

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