News Releases

Statement from ABOR President Eileen I. Klein on passage of university bonding bill

May 22nd, 2017

“The FY 2018 state budget makes clear that higher education and Arizona’s public universities are clear imperatives for the future of this state." ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein on the FY 2018 state budget

May 5th, 2017

On behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona’s public universities, I applaud Gov. Doug Ducey and legislators for their bold vision, and the courage and tenacity to ... >>

New student regent confirmed by Arizona State Senate

May 2nd, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents welcomes Aundrea DeGravina as the new student regent on the board. ... >>

ABOR sets tuition for 2017-18 academic year

April 7th, 2017

After analyzing finances and operations at Arizona’s three public universities, the Arizona Board of Regents today approved 2017-18 tuition and fees for Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents approves contract for Robert Clayton Robbins as 22nd president of the University of Arizona

April 7th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents voted today to approve the contract of Robert Clayton Robbins, M.D., as the 22nd president of the University of Arizona.  ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents elects officers for 2017-18

April 6th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents elected 2017-18 board officers at its meeting today at the University of Arizona and selected Regent Bill Ridenour as chair of the board. ... >>

ABOR pre-board meeting media briefing

April 3rd, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a pre-board meeting media briefing to discuss the upcoming board meeting at the University of Arizona April 6-7. ... >>

2017 solicitation of Regent Innovation Funds grant proposals

March 24th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents is accepting grant proposals for Regent Innovation Funds. ... >>

Tuition proposals for Arizona’s public universities for 2017-18 academic year

March 17th, 2017

The presidents of Arizona’s three public universities released their tuition proposals for the 2017-18 academic year today.  ... >>

ABOR tuition setting calendar of events

March 14th, 2017

The tuition-setting process for Arizona’s public universities begins this month with a series of events that will lead to the Arizona Board of Regents voting on tuition and ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents authorizes contract negotiations for University of Arizona Presidential Finalist Dr. Robert Robbins

March 13th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents authorized contract negotiations to commence with University of Arizona Presidential Finalist Dr. Robert Robbins during a special board meeting today.  ... >>

ABOR to convene special meeting to authorize initiation of contract negotiations for UA presidential finalist Dr. Robert Robbins

March 12th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to discuss and take possible action to authorize the board chair to negotiate a contract with University of Arizona ... >>

ABOR announces finalist for next UA president

March 7th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents announced today that Robert Clayton Robbins, M.D. is the finalist for the position of the 22nd president of the University of Arizona. ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents to Announce University of Arizona Presidential Finalist

March 6th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will convene a special meeting for a discussion regarding the University of Arizona presidential candidates and vote on a finalist for the position. ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents schedules University of Arizona campus visit for presidential finalist

March 3rd, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents announced today the timeline for next steps in the search for the next University of Arizona president, including a Tucson campus visit for the ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents announce two candidates for next president of the University of Arizona

February 28th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents today announced two candidates for the position of the 22nd president of the University of Arizona. ... >>

ABOR to convene special meeting to discuss next steps in UA presidential search; discuss multi-year contract for UA director and VP of Athletics

February 27th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to discuss University of Arizona presidential prospects and take possible action in the search process. ... >>

ABOR schedules special board meeting to discuss next steps in UA presidential search

February 24th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28 to discuss University of Arizona presidential prospects and take possible action in the search process, which ... >>

Arizona public university system presidents release statement opposing HB 2359

February 14th, 2017

Today, the presidents of Arizona’s public university system released a statement opposing HB 2359. This follows the unanimous vote of the board to oppose the bill.  ... >>

Regents’ Awards recognize outstanding service to higher education

February 3rd, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents honored the 2017 Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education recipients at an awards dinner held Thursday evening in conjunction with the ... >>

Auditor General staff plan performance audits

February 3rd, 2017

The Arizona Office of the Auditor General staff are engaged in planning for performance audits that are conducted every 10 years at the universities.  ... >>

ABOR votes unanimously to oppose HB 2359

January 30th, 2017

In a special meeting today, the Arizona Board of Regents voted unanimously to oppose HB 2359, which would delegate the authority and powers of the Arizona Board of ... >>

ABOR special meeting to discuss possible board action on HB 2359

January 29th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to discuss and take possible action on HB2359 regarding universities and governing boards.   ... >>

ABOR unanimously endorses governor’s capital development proposal for universities

January 20th, 2017

In a special meeting today, the Arizona Board of Regents voted unanimously to support Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive budget proposal, which would allocate nearly $37 million for capital ... >>

ABOR special meeting to discuss executive recommendations for state budget, SB 1061

January 19th, 2017

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to discuss and take possible action on FY2018 state budget recommendations. ... >>

ABOR policy on hiring and contract approval of athletic directors

January 18th, 2017

The recent announcement that University of Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne has accepted a position at another university has prompted questions  ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein in reaction to Gov. Ducey’s executive budget proposal

January 13th, 2017

“Governor Ducey’s fiscal year 2018 budget provides needed support to our public universities and the students we serve. ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents statement on Gov. Ducey's 2017 State of the State address

January 9th, 2017

 “On behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents, I applaud Governor Ducey’s prominent focus in his State of the State address today on economic opportunity through public education ... >>

ABOR outlines key topics for comprehensive business plan reports on UA Colleges of Medicine

December 14th, 2016

In line with its commitment to the continued excellence and future success of the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, the Arizona Board of Regents has provided UA ... >>

ABOR addresses issues of DACA students in letter to President-elect Donald Trump

December 9th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents approved a letter to President-elect Donald Trump regarding the board’s concern for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students.  ... >>

ABOR Chair statement regarding Dr. Joe G. N. “Skip” Garcia’s role as Senior Vice President of UA Health Sciences

December 8th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents has learned that Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia has decided to leave his position as Senior Vice President of Health Sciences at the ... >>

ABOR to convene special meeting to discuss an open letter regarding DACA students

December 8th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents will meet in a special board meeting to discuss and take action on an open letter regarding DACA students.  ... >>

Statement from the Arizona Board of Regents on terms of settlement with Arizona Students Association

December 2nd, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) and the Arizona Students Association (ASA) have come to terms on a settlement of the lawsuit involving the collection of ASA's dues. ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents November news briefs

November 18th, 2016

Highlights of the Arizona Board of Regents meeting include an in-depth review of the University of Arizona's operations and finances and new data on wages of graduates. ... >>

Wages of Graduates report demonstrates value of Arizona public university degree

November 17th, 2016

Graduating from an Arizona public university pays off through higher wages earned, benefitting individuals and the state.  ... >>

Statement on appointment of Lyndel R. Manson to Arizona Board of Regents

November 1st, 2016

Governor Ducey has made an exceptional appointment to the Arizona Board of Regents with the selection of Lyndel R. Manson to serve on the board.  ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents define leadership characteristics for next UA president

October 28th, 2016

The ability to make a lasting contribution to the continued success of the University of Arizona and the capacity to serve as a tireless champion, innovator and visionary ... >>

ABOR seeks operational and organizational business plans from UA on Colleges of Medicine to ensure continued success

October 26th, 2016

Today, the Arizona Board of Regents convened a special meeting related to the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine. ... >>

ABOR special board meeting to discuss possible UA Colleges of Medicine direction

October 25th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents will meet in a special board meeting to discuss possible direction to the University of Arizona regarding its colleges of medicine. ... >>

ABOR to convene first University of Arizona Presidential Search Committee meeting

October 12th, 2016

The University of Arizona Presidential Search Committee will meet to review the status and progress of the search process thus far and to discuss essential leadership characteristics and ... >>

UA presidential search guidelines approved by Arizona Board of Regents

October 10th, 2016

With the recent appointment of a search committee and consultant, the Arizona Board of Regents has established presidential search guidelines as the process for selecting the next University ... >>

Approval of state budget request, in-depth review of NAU operations and review of student success indicators highlights of ABOR meeting this week

September 23rd, 2016

Growth in student success and the adoption of a statewide educational attainment goal were the highlights of ABOR President Eileen Klein's report at the board meeting in Flagstaff ... >>

ABOR announces membership of UA Presidential Search Committee

September 21st, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) has announced the membership of the University of Arizona (UA) Presidential Search Advisory Committee. ... >>

Statement from Regent Patterson on Achieve60AZ launch

September 16th, 2016

"Today, Arizona launched Achieve60AZ, a statewide educational attainment initiative with the incredibly important goal of equipping 60 percent of Arizonans with some form of post-high school certificate or ... >>

ABOR selects UA presidential search firm

September 16th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents has selected R. William Funk & Associates to assist with the University of Arizona (UA) Presidential Search. ... >>

Statement from ABOR on Passing of Arizona Governor Rose Mofford

September 15th, 2016

“On behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents, and the many regents who have served, we join this state in mourning the loss today of the honorable Rose ... >>

New ABOR data indicates college going, completion rates on the rise in Arizona

September 14th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents today released new data that shows an increase in the college going and completion rates of students who graduate from Arizona public high ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein on OSIRIS-REx launch

September 8th, 2016

 “As we approach the final countdown for the launch of the historic University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission today, our hearts are filled not only with anticipation for a ... >>

ABOR retains outside evaluator regarding UA Colleges of Medicine

September 7th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents has retained Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP to compile and review information and concerns relating to the UA Colleges of Medicine.  ... >>

ABOR hears updates on UA presidential search progress, next steps during special board meeting

August 31st, 2016

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – In a special board meeting today, the Arizona Board of Regents announced key dates in the search process for the next president of the University ... >>

ABOR to engage outside expert to evaluate concerns raised pertaining to UA Colleges of Medicine

August 19th, 2016

In a special board meeting today, the Arizona Board of Regents instructed the board’s general counsel to engage an outside expert to compile information and review and evaluate ... >>

ABOR to hold special board meeting on UA Colleges of Medicine

August 18th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to discuss, receive legal advice and take possible action on the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine.  ... >>

ABOR Health Affairs Committee to meet in Tucson on UA Colleges of Medicine

August 11th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents Health Affairs Committee will hold the second of two live-streamed meetings on Aug. 12 to review the operations, mission and future plans of the ... >>

ABOR to meet on University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine

July 29th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents Health Affairs Committee will hold the first of two comprehensive meetings on Aug. 5 regarding the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine to ... >>

Regents seek answers and take steps to address concerns regarding UA Colleges of Medicine

June 22nd, 2016

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – Today, in a special meeting, the Arizona Board of Regents discussed concerns and sought answers regarding leadership changes at the UA Colleges of Medicine and ... >>

ABOR announces UA President Ann Weaver Hart’s decision to not seek contract extension

June 10th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents today announced that President Ann Weaver Hart has provided notice of her decision not to seek an extension to her current contract as ... >>

ABOR President Eileen Klein Statement on Arizona FY17 Budget

May 10th, 2016

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – “The newly approved state budget makes a meaningful and much needed commitment to Arizona’s public universities.  ... >>

New student regent confirmed by Arizona State Senate

April 14th, 2016

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – University of Arizona (UA) student Vianney M. Careaga has been confirmed by the Arizona State Senate as the new regent for the Arizona Board of ... >>

ABOR sets tuition for the 2016-17 academic year

April 7th, 2016

After considering finances and operations at Arizona’s three public universities, the Arizona Board of Regents today approved tuition and fee rates for Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University ... >>

ABOR elects officers for 2016-17

April 7th, 2016

The Arizona Board of Regents elected 2016-17 board officers at its meeting today and selected Regent Greg Patterson as chair of the board.  ... >>

ABOR sets Arizona community college metric

April 7th, 2016

(Tucson, Ariz.) – As part of its strategic plan, the Arizona Board of Regents approved today a metric that measures bachelor’s degrees awarded in four years to Arizona ... >>

Arizona public universities 2016-17 tuition proposals

March 18th, 2016

“Tuition proposals for the 2016-17 academic year were released today by the presidents of our three state universities.   ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein regarding UA President Hart's affiliation with DeVry

March 14th, 2016

 (Phoenix, Ariz.) – I do not consider DeVry a competitor of the public university system and I don’t think the public does either. ... >>

ABOR Tuition Setting Calendar of Events

March 11th, 2016

The tuition setting process for Arizona’s public universities begins this month with a series of events that will lead to the Arizona Board of Regents voting on tuition ... >>

ABOR Votes to Oppose Bills Regarding Term Limits, Free Speech Zones

March 4th, 2016

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – The Arizona Board of Regents today voted to oppose current legislative bills affecting the board and Arizona’s public universities, including bills that would shorten regents’ ... >>

Student advocacy and success cornerstones of Regent LuAnn Leonard's service

February 8th, 2016

   A strong commitment to students at Arizona’s public universities with a focus on Native American issues characterized Regent LuAnn Leonard’s eight years of service on the Arizona ... >>

New tribal consultation policy approved by ABOR

February 5th, 2016

(Tempe, Ariz.) – The Arizona Board of Regents today approved a tribal consultation policy which implements consultation and communication principles governing nteractions of Arizona’s public university with Arizona’s ... >>

ABOR Statement on Guns on Campus Bills

January 20th, 2016

Statement from ABOR Chair Jay Heiler on Guns on Campus Bills (Phoenix, Ariz.) – “Today, the Arizona Board of Regents voted unanimously to oppose HB 2072 and HB 2338 ... >>

Statement on the release of Gov. Ducey's budget

January 15th, 2016

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein in Reaction to the release of Gov. Ducey’s Budget  (Phoenix, Ariz.) – “Gov. Ducey pledged in his State of the State address this ... >>

ABOR Statement on Gov. Ducey's State of the State Address

January 11th, 2016

Statement from ABOR President Eileen Klein in Reaction to Gov. Ducey's State of the State Address:  “I sincerely appreciate Gov. Ducey’s enthusiasm for our outstanding universities as he shared ... >>

Knowledge-based Jobs Driving Stronger Economic Outlook for Arizona in 2016

November 20th, 2015

Arizona’s economic outlook reveals that 2016 is on track to be the best year yet in the state’s continued recovery with indicators ... >>

ABOR releases Arizona high school report card

November 20th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) today released their annual Arizona High School Report Card highlighting an increase in university enrollment ... >>

Regents’ Awards recognize outstanding service to higher education

November 20th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents honored the 2015 Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education recipients at an awards dinner ... >>

ABOR sets 2025 goals with focus on student success, outcomes for state

November 19th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents today adopted an updated series of performance metrics and goals to achieve by 2025 ... >>

Report: Arizona ranks low in average college debt

November 9th, 2015

Arizona’s Class of 2014 graduated from college with one of the lowest student debt ratios in the nation according to “Student Debt and the Class of 2014,” a ... >>

Statement on Proposed K-12 Education Funding Plan

October 29th, 2015

“The Arizona Board of Regents strongly supports Gov. Ducey in his effort to lead the parties to a settlement of the Proposition 301 lawsuit ... >>

Statement on shooting at Northern Arizona University

October 9th, 2015

“On behalf of the board, I extend our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the person killed and the three individuals who were wounded ... >>

Dedication to Students, Access to Affordable Education Cornerstones of Mark Killian's Service to ABOR

September 29th, 2015

“Regent Killian is a tireless public servant and has been a passionate champion for accessible public higher education in Arizona ... >>

ABOR Roll Out Proposed State Investment Model, FY 17 Budget Request and FY 16 Legislative Agenda

September 25th, 2015

At its meeting today, the Arizona Board of Regents unveiled a new state investment model that proposes the state’s ongoing financial relationship with the university system be designed to ... >>

New study indicates less than half of Arizona's high-school graduates eligible for admission to state's public universities

September 17th, 2015

Less than half of Arizona high-school graduates meet eligibility requirements for Arizona’s public universities, according to a study released by the Arizona Board of Regents. ... >>

Arizona’s Public Universities’ Six-year Graduation Rate Higher Than National Average

July 28th, 2015

A report released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Education provides state-by-state graduation and loan default rates for institutions of higher education ... >>

News Briefs from the June 2015 Arizona Board of Regents Meeting

June 5th, 2015

Strong progress in higher education attainment goals, access and engagement were highlights of Arizona Board of Regents President Eileen Klein’s ... >>

ABOR Approves Universities' Budget Reductions

June 4th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents approved budget plans for the public university enterprise for the upcoming fiscal year ... >>

ABOR Statement on In-State Tuition for DACA Students

May 7th, 2015

The board remains committed to affordable access to higher education for all eligible students ... >>

ABOR Statement Regarding In-State Tuition for DACA Students

May 6th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents is committed to broadening access and affordability for all students in Arizona ... >>

ABOR Meeting on Court Ruling Granting In-State Tuition to DACA Students

May 6th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents will meet tomorrow to discuss the recent Maricopa County Superior court decision ... >>

ABOR Sets Tuition for 2015-16 Academic Year

May 4th, 2015

fter considering cost-cutting measures at Arizona’s three public universities, the Arizona Board of Regents today approved ... >>

ABOR Tuition Setting Calendar of Events

April 7th, 2015

(Phoenix, Ariz.) The tuition setting process for Arizona’s public universities begins this month with a series of events that will lead to the Arizona Board of Regents voting ... >>

ABOR President Klein's statement on the FY16 budget

March 7th, 2015

“Universities were dealt a big blow in the fiscal year 2016 budget with $100 million in cuts. Cuts to university budgets represent 63 percent of all hard cuts ... >>

News Briefs from the Arizona Board of Regents February 2015 Meeting

February 16th, 2015

Significant cuts to Arizona’s public universities are under consideration by the Arizona State Legislature and there is a chance the budget could include cuts beyond the governor’s proposal ... >>

2015 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program

February 6th, 2015

The Arizona Department of Education and Arizona Board of Regents announce availability of FY2015 project funding under the Federal Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) grant program. For this funding ... >>

ABOR Amplifies Its Call to Mitigate Cuts to Higher Education

February 5th, 2015

(Tucson, Ariz.) – With significant cuts to Arizona’s public universities being considered by the Arizona State Legislature, the Arizona Board of Regents today adopted a unified position that ... >>

ABOR Gives Final Approval on UAHN Merger into Banner Health

January 28th, 2015

(Tucson, Ariz.) - The Arizona Board of Regents today gave approval to the merger of the University of Arizona Health Network into Banner Health and gave the University ... >>

ABOR Reaction to Gov Ducey's FY 16 Budget

January 20th, 2015

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – The Arizona Board of Regents appreciates the enormity of the task ahead that Gov. Ducey faces as he sets out to strike a balanced budget ... >>

ABOR Media Advisory - Impact of Proposed FY16 Budget on Arizona's Universities Set for Discussion at ABOR Today

January 16th, 2015

The Arizona Board of Regents’ Legislative Affairs Committee will discuss the impact of Gov. Ducey’s proposed FY16 budget on Arizona’s public universities. ABOR Legislative Affairs Committee Chair Regent Rick ... >>

Statewide Campaign Kicks Off College-Application Drive

October 30th, 2014

The Arizona College Application Campaign, a statewide effort with the goal of ensuring every high school senior completes at least one college application, launches in November at 50 ... >>

Regents Approve Contract Extensions for ASU, UA and ABOR Presidents

September 10th, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) today authorized one-year extensions of multiple-year contracts for Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow, University of Arizona President Ann ... >>

A welcome message to students from ABOR President Klein

August 25th, 2014

It’s the time of year when I love to say the following: Welcome and welcome back to new freshmen and returning students at all three state universities - ... >>

Best Wishes for Safe and Happy Fourth of July from ABOR President Eileen I. Klein

July 3rd, 2014

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, the Arizona Board of Regents joins all Arizonans in observing our nation’s independence. ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents Names Rita Cheng 16th President of NAU June 18 2014

June 18th, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) The Arizona Board of Regents voted today to approve the contract of Rita Cheng, Ph.D. as the next president of Northern Arizona University. The vote follows ... >>

Media Advisory - ABOR to Vote on Appointment of Dr. Rita Cheng as NAU President

June 17th, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting to vote on the appointment of Dr. Rita Cheng as president of Northern Arizona University and to ... >>

Media Advisory - ABOR Hosts Statewide Student Safety Task Force Meeting

June 11th, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents will host a public meeting of the Statewide Student Safety Task Force to hear updates from the state’s three public universities – ASU, ... >>

Media advisory - Dr. Rita Cheng, NAU Presidential Finalist, to Visit NAU this Thursday

June 10th, 2014

NAU Presidential Finalist Dr. Rita Cheng will visit NAU in Flagstaff and address the campus and community. Following remarks from Regent LuAnn Leonard, co-chair of the NAU Presidential Search ... >>

ABOR Statement on Spring Commencement 2014

May 12th, 2014

“Savor this day, graduates! On behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents, we congratulate you on the moment you have spent years working towards: Meeting the challenge of earning ... >>

Regents Achieve Tuition Predictability for Arizona's Public Universities

April 3rd, 2014

(Tucson, Ariz.) – Today, the Arizona Board of Regents approved tuition proposals from Arizona’s public universities that deliver predictable tuition models for resident undergraduate students, enabling Arizona students ... >>

ABOR Reaction to State Senate’s FY15 Budget

March 21st, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – “We appreciate the Arizona Senate’s inclusion of several of ABOR’s budget priorities in its fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. The $27 million for parity close-out ... >>

Media Advisory - Arizona Public Universities 2014 Tuition Hearing Date and Locations Set

March 6th, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents will conduct a public, interactive meeting to hear testimony and comments from the public, students and other interested parties regarding the level of ... >>

Regents recognize Thomas Keating for Outstanding Service to Higher Education in Arizona

February 21st, 2014

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) honored Thomas Keating with the Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education at a dinner reception held in conjunction with ... >>

Regents recognize Harry Hengl for Outstanding Service to Higher Education in Arizona

February 21st, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) honored Harry Hengl with the Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education at a dinner reception held in conjunction with the ... >>

Regents recognize Julie Ann Wrigley for Outstanding Service to Higher Education in Arizona

February 21st, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) honored Julie Ann Wrigley with the Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education at a dinner reception held in conjunction with ... >>

University Student Safety Task Force Membership

February 20th, 2014

Following are membership lists for Arizona’s three public universities’ local task forces on student safety as appointed by each university president.  ... >>

ABOR Announces Membership of NAU Presidential Search Committee

February 13th, 2014

(Phoenix, AZ) – The Arizona Board of Regents has announced the membership of the Northern Arizona University (NAU) Presidential Search Committee, which includes 28 representatives from ABOR; NAU ... >>

Arizona University Financial Aid Program in the National Spotlight

February 7th, 2014

An innovative scholarship program at Arizona’s three state universities will be in the national spotlight next week. AZ Earn to Learn pairs federal grant dollars with matching state ... >>

ABOR, ACA Unveil ‘SciVal’ – A New Generation Research Tool

February 5th, 2014

The Arizona Board of Regents and the Arizona Commerce Authority are pleased to announce the development of a super-charged research engine that will vastly improve collaboration among our ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents Welcomes Jobs 2020 Proposal

February 3rd, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) announced their support for State Senator Don Shooter’s efforts to begin the conversation on finding ways to foster an ... >>

Regents Approve Contract for Ray Anderson as ASU Athletic Director

January 16th, 2014

(Phoenix, AZ) – In a special board meeting held today, the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) voted to approve a multi-year employment contract for Ray Anderson as vice ... >>

ABOR Reaction to Governor Brewer’s State of the State Address

January 13th, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – “We appreciate the Governor’s acknowledgement of the role education and research play in building a strong economy for Arizona. Governor Brewer’s call for a more ... >>

ABOR Statement ASU Selection of Ray Anderson as Athletic Director

January 9th, 2014

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – “After a nationwide search, Arizona State University today announced its selection of Ray Anderson for the position of athletic director, pending final approval by the ... >>

Statement from the Arizona Board of Regents President Eileen Klein on Best Wishes for the New Year

December 30th, 2013

(Phoenix, AZ) – On behalf of the Arizona Board of Regents, we send our best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year. This past year has been ... >>

ABOR Approves Revision to Residency Policy for Enrolled Members of Arizona Tribes

December 17th, 2013

(Phoenix, AZ) – Students who are enrolled members of one the sovereign Arizona federallyrecognized tribes now will be eligible for in-state tuition at Arizona’s three state universities as ... >>

University Economists Higher State Revenues and Full Job Recovery from Great Recession on Horizon

November 26th, 2013

(Phoenix, AZ) - Arizona's economy, which suffered a devastating downturn during the Great Recession, is recovering and while currently in a slow growth mode, should accelerate in 2014, ... >>

Regents President - Arizona Needs Higher Education Competitiveness Package

November 13th, 2013

Arizona Board of Regents President Eileen Klein today called on lawmakers and community members to recommit to higher education and help move the state toward greater economic – ... >>

MEDIA ADVISORY - Regents Host State of Our University Event

November 8th, 2013

The Arizona Board of Regents is hosting the “State of Our Universities” event to announce its 2014 legislative agenda and hold a panel discussion on how Arizona’s public ... >>

Statement by President Klein on Veterans Day 2013

November 8th, 2013

This Veterans Day, the Arizona Board of Regents joins all Americans in honoring the service and sacrifice of our United States Armed Forces. ... >>

ABOR Appoints New Associate VP of Government Affairs

October 24th, 2013

(Phoenix, AZ) – The Arizona Board of Regents today announced that Beth Lewallen will join the organization as associate vice president of government affairs. In her role, she ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Klein on Student Safety and Establishment of Tri-University Student Safety Task Force

September 13th, 2013

“With students back to school at our public universities, I would like to emphasize that as the governing body of Arizona’s public university system, the Arizona Board of ... >>

Statement from ABOR President Klein on recent ASU student attack

September 6th, 2013

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Arizona State University student who was the victim of a brutal attack at his off-campus apartment residence earlier this week. This ... >>

ABOR to Begin Northern Arizona University Presidential Succession Plan

September 5th, 2013

(Phoenix, AZ) – The Arizona Board of Regents today announced it will begin to implement a presidential succession plan for Northern Arizona University after President John Haeger announced ... >>

ABOR Letter to Fraternity and Sorority Leaders on Student Safety

September 5th, 2013

As the governing body for Arizona's public universities, the Arizona Board of Regents is concerned about the safety of our students, some of whom are members of local ... >>

Friendly Tips for Families - College Savings Plans Financial Aid Innovative Programs Improve University Access

August 29th, 2013

The Arizona Board of Regents welcomes a record 142,000 new freshmen and returning students to all our campuses across the state, as well as to all “future freshmen” ... >>

The Arizona Board of Regents extends wishes for a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday

July 3rd, 2013

As we gather to celebrate our great nation this Fourth of July, the Arizona Board of Regents wishes our students, faculty, staff and the citizens of Arizona a ... >>

Statement by ABOR and University Presidents on Passage of FY14 Budget

June 13th, 2013

“Today the Arizona Legislature passed the fiscal year 2014 budget that includes $28.8 million in new funding for the state’s public universities. These dollars will support critical educational ... >>

Statement from the Arizona Board of Regents on the Expiration of the One-Cent Sales Tax

May 31st, 2013

 Today, as the temporary one‐cent sales tax expires, the Arizona Board of Regents applauds the Governor’s forward‐thinking vision that effectively shepherded Arizona to a new economy.  As a result, ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents Elects 2013-14 Officers

April 8th, 2013

(Tucson, Ariz.) – The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) elected 2013-14 board officers at its meeting last week and selected Regent Rick Myers to continue as chair of ... >>

ABOR Clarification for Media on Tuition Model Study Request for Arizona Students with Deferred Action

April 5th, 2013

Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) Chair Rick Myers directed ABOR staff yesterday to review tuition options for Arizona students with deferred action.  These options may include lower tuition rates ... >>

Arizona Board of Regents Approves University Base Tuition and Fees for 2013-14 Academic Year

April 4th, 2013

(Tucson, Ariz.) – Increased efficiencies and aggressive cost reductions at Arizona’s public universities coupled with an improved state budget outlook enabled the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) today ... >>

Statement from the Arizona Board of Regents Regarding UA Men’s Basketball Team’s Outstanding Season

March 29th, 2013

In a nail-biting, down-to-the-wire finish, the Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball team, competing in the NCAA Tournament West Regional semifinals against the second-seeded Ohio State University Buckeyes, delivered a ... >>

Arizona's Public Universities Team Up to Help Train State's K-8 Math Teachers Under $1 Million Grant Administered by Arizona Board of Regents

February 21st, 2013

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has been awarded $948,440 in funding through the U.S. Department of Education to enlist the state’s three ... >>

Over One Billion Infused into Arizona’s Economy from Research at Arizona’s Public Universities Last Year

February 21st, 2013

(Phoenix, Ariz.) – Last year, more than $1 billion was infused into Arizona’s economy as a result of research at Arizona’s public universities, according to the recently released ... >>

Resolution of Support of Governor Brewer's FY14 Budget Proposal

February 7th, 2013

A quality education remains the surest path to individual prosperity and a strong economy; and Arizona’s ability to invest in higher education has been limited due to a ... >>

MEDIA ADVISORY - Gov. Brewer to Encourage ABOR's Support of FY14 Budget Proposal

February 6th, 2013

(Tempe, Ariz.) – In remarks before the Arizona Board of Regents at its upcoming meeting this week, Governor Jan Brewer will encourage the Board to support her FY14 ... >>

Update on ABOR Policy 5-201 Arizona Students Association Review Process

January 22nd, 2013

On November 26, the Arizona Board of Regents reviewed policy revisions to ABOR Policy 5-201 regarding the discontinuation of the use of university collections processes to collect fees ... >>

Call to the Audience During Special Board Meeting January 23

January 22nd, 2013

In accordance with the agenda for January 23, 2013 special board meeting, members of the public who wish to participate in call to the audience must attend the ... >>

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