Arizona Board of Regents

Associated Press

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng has signed a letter along with more than 400 other college leaders in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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During the last national election in 2014, college aged students accounted for just 4 percent of Arizona’s statewide vote. Secretary of State Michele Reagan wants to see that number increase this year. Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports.

The Arizona Board of Regents will decide if Arizona State University President Michael Crow and University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart get six-figure merit bonuses. Board members are scheduled to vote Friday on whether Crow gets up to $150,000 in performance incentives. That would bring his total compensation and benefits to about $1 million for fiscal 2015. Hart could get a $115,000 incentive for total compensation of nearly $754,000. Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng...

NAU

The president of Northern Arizona University will address the Arizona Board of Regents at its meeting in Flagstaff Thursday . Rita Cheng will update the board on how NAU is faring after state funding to higher education was slashed by nearly $100 million. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Howard Fischer / Capital Media Services

The Senate Education Committee voted Monday to recommend that an outspoken and often controversial blogger be named to the state Board of Regents. Republican Greg Patterson uses his Espresso Pundit blog to give his opinion on politics, public officials and just about anything that crosses his mind. But Senate Minority Leader David Schapira said what concerns him are Pattersons long record of comments on higher education and the presidents of the three schools. I read things like your...