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October 16, 2018

Dr. Rita Cheng, NAU President Visits Rotary

 
President Jeff called the meeting to order at 12:05.  We said the pledge, sang a song and observed a moment of silence.
 
 
President Jeff introduced our speaker, Rita Cheng, 16th President of Northern Arizona University. Dr. Cheng was previously Chancellor at Southern Illinois University after spending 20 years on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Dr. Cheng earned a PhD in accounting from Temple University, a MBA from the University of Rhode Island, and a bachelor’s in business administration from Bishop’s University, Quebec. 
 
Dr. Cheng’s focus at NAU is to expand on the university’s historical strengths, providing access to an affordable quality education for all students and pursuing the discovery, advancement, and application of knowledge in research areas unique and important to the region. The Arizona Board of Regents met in Flagstaff recently. During that meeting Dr. Cheng presented her strategic plan for NAU.  You can view the presentation here.
 
Dr. Cheng was recently presented an award at the Arizona Capitol Times Leaders of the Year event. The Times accepts nominations from readers to recognize the outstanding individuals and organizations advancing public policy and impacting the state of Arizona. Of the 21 categories, Dr. Cheng was named the winner in the category of education. President Jeff thanked Dr. Cheng for her presentation and asked her to sign a children’s book which will be donated to the Flagstaff Family Food Center for their literacy program.  The Rotary Four Way Test of the Things we Think, Say and Do was recited and the meeting was adjourned at 1:00 pm.
 
 
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A BIG thank you to RIck Smith for setting up today's meeting!
 
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