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The 22nd president of the University of Arizona seeks to prepare students for their dream careers as well-educated, civically engaged leaders in our rapidly changing, technologically advanced world.
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Dr. Robbins' Bio
We will strengthen existing relationships and build new collaborations to take the University of Arizona to even higher levels of achievement, working to solve the 21st century's most complex, global challenges.
—Dr. Robert C. Robbins
The University of Arizona seeks approval for changes to two existing tuition rates for programs previously approved by the Board, and the establishment of a tuition rate for one new program, as specified under Board policy
UA President Robert C. Robbins led a delegation that is looking to strengthen collaborative research and education between the U.S. and Mexico.
The Arizona Legislature approved $17.4 million in funding for the UA, with $8 million earmarked to expand the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and support medical students.
I am pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Liesl Folks as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Cantwell as Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation. They both will begin their roles at the University of Arizona on July 29, reporting directly to me as key members of the UA’s senior executive team.
I am very sad to hear of Coach Dick Tomey’s passing last night after a fight with lung cancer. He was a Wildcat legend.
This Friday, I will have the honor of conferring degrees on nearly 6,700 students at the University of Arizona’s 155th Commencement at Arizona Stadium, including bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees from across the disciplines.