Learn more about Arizona’s world-class public university system, the people who serve on the Arizona Board of Regents and the universities’ contribution to economic prosperity in our state.

Executive Director John Arnold previews April 2019 board meeting

Arizona Board of Regents Executive Director John Arnold discusses the upcoming meeting on April 11 and 12, including tuition setting, an update from the state demographer and electing new board officers.

Celebrating the Arizona Teachers Academy at Paseo Pointe Elementary School

Governor Doug Ducey, Regent Larry Penley, Regent Fred DuVal and NAU President Rita Cheng meet with Paseo Pointe Elementary School leadership and student teachers enrolled in the Arizona Teachers Academy, a program helping to prepare the next generation of teachers.

Regents' Cup: A celebration of free speech

Regent Karrin Taylor Robson discusses the Regents' Cup, a competition between students at Arizona's public universities that will foster and encourage civil debate.

Fueling Arizona’s economy - economic impact of Arizona’s public universities

Arizona’s three public universities play a critical role in fueling Arizona’s economy, driving economic growth, expanding the tax base and generating jobs.

Executive Director John Arnold previews February 2019 board meeting

Arizona Board of Regents Executive Director John Arnold discusses the upcoming meeting on Feb. 7 and 8, including the Economic Impact Report, a discussion on student mental health and Arizona State University’s Operational and Financial Review.

Regent Larry Penley focuses on quality, value of higher education

Regent Larry Penley’s extensive experience in higher education ranges from his days as a university president to today with a focus on quality in general education courses and learning outcomes for students in their majors.

Regent Lyndel Manson discusses the importance, impact of public higher education

Regent Lyndel Manson is a Harvard University graduate who believes in the power of education to change lives.

Arizona Board of Regents November 2018 meeting preview

Arizona Board of Regents Executive Director John Arnold discusses the upcoming meeting on Nov. 15 and 16, including the University of Arizona's new strategic plan and key takeaways from the 2018 Financial Aid and Wages of Graduates reports.

Investing in Arizona: Technology and Research Initiative Fund

The Arizona Board of Regents 2018 Technology and Research Initiative Fund annual report showcases research funded by Proposition 301 sales-tax revenues, including a low-cost test for Zika virus, new strategies for diagnosing and treating cancer, and ways to control asthma

Tri-University Tour offers admissions, financial aid resources

Arizona’s public universities collaborate each year on the statewide Tri-University Tour to help students and families navigate admission, enrollment and financial aid at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.

Q and A with Interim Managing Director John Arnold

ABOR Interim Managing Director John Arnold discusses his background and what's coming up in Arizona public higher education.

Regent Ron Shoopman

Arizona Board of Regents Chair Ron Shoopman discusses our higher education enterprise that is "unlike other structures across the nation" and his U.S. Air Force background, including his role after 9/11.

Governor Doug Ducey thanks Regent Myers for his service

As Regent Rick Myers' term on the Arizona Board of Regents comes to an end, Gov. Ducey thanks him for his dedication.

In appreciation of Regent Rick Myers

Regents, presidents, former regents, business leaders and family pay tribute to Regent Rick Myers and his service to the Arizona Board of Regents.

Chair Bill Ridenour reflects on his background, higher education benefits

Arizona Board of Regents Chair Bill Ridenour grew up in Oatman, Ariz., and went to school in a one-room schoolhouse. Higher education opened up a whole new world for him.

Student Regent Vianney Careaga

Student Regent Vianney Careaga traces his aspirations to become a student regent to third grade when he learned about the potential public servants have to bring about positive change.

Launch of the Arizona Teachers Academy

A new initiative to bring more teachers to Arizona’s classrooms was launched as education, civic, community, government and business leaders celebrated the creation of the Arizona Teachers Academy, an innovative strategy to improve education in Arizona.

Arizona Board of Regents Chair Greg Patterson, ASU Arizona Center for Law and Society grand opening

Arizona Board of Regents Chair Greg Patterson remarks at the new building at the Phoenix Downtown campus 

Chair Greg Patterson to ASU graduates: Enjoy life’s challenges

ABOR Chair Greg Patterson encourages Arizona State University graduates to persevere their after graduation. 

Achieve60AZ launch

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey joins leaders from throughout Arizona to launch a drive to equip 60 percent of Arizonans with a certificate or college degree by 2030.


TEMPRONICS: Supporting and Growing Local Businesses – This cutting edge Tucson company has strong ties to the University of Arizona, including hiring many engineering graduates.

Getting AHEAD: Innovating Education to Improve Student Success in Arizona

Expanding Access to Education: AZTransfer helps students transfer seamlessly from community colleges to Arizona’s public universities.

Student Regent Jared Gorshe

Student Regent Jared Gorshe is dedicated to public service. 

Student Research Showcase

Students from Arizona’s public universities showcase their research from mining asteroids to examining uranium mining on Hopi lands.

Student Success at Arizona's Public Universities

Students at Arizona's public universities share how they are being successful at ASU, NAU and UA.

Accelerating Momentum - Technology Transfer at Arizona's Public Universities

Technology transfer changes lives and spurs the economy.

Arizona Board of Regents - Transforming Arizona, Impacting the World

Arizona Board of Regents - Transforming Arizona, Impacting the World

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