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The University of Arizona was one of only 10 public universities in the U.S. to qualify for the Fiske Guide to College's "Best Buy" list, which evaluates the nation's top values in higher education.
In the Center for World University Rankings, the UA finished in the top 0.2 percent among more than 18,000 higher-education institutions worldwide. Its global ranking of No. 52 represented a 23-spot increase over last year. The UA's overall score placed it 34th among U.S. universities.
Although Commencement keynote speaker Ray Mabus drew heavily from his military background, he told the Class of 2018 that "quiet acts of heroism" are practiced daily by the likes of teachers, nurses and neighbors. With UANews 360 video.
Please join me in congratulating Kimberly Andrews Espy on the news that she has been selected as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
I want to congratulate Sarah Sellers on her extraordinary achievement in earning second place in the Boston Marathon over the weekend.
Dr. Dake will be responsible for providing innovative, inspiring and financially responsible leadership in the strategic integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research, service and clinical activities among the UA Health Sciences colleges, centers and clinical affiliates.
Currently a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, Dake made medical history in 1992 with the implantation of the world's first thoracic stent-graft at Stanford.
The former governor of Mississippi also served as secretary of the Navy in the Obama administration, establishing aggressive energy goals for the Navy and Marine Corps.
I am disappointed that our DACA students will no longer qualify for the tuition rate that their resident classmates pay. In conjunction with the Arizona Board of Regents, we will comply with the ruling and support our DACA students to continue their education at the UA.
I am very excited to share the news that the University of Arizona has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. Earning this important designation has required the efforts of many people across campus for several years, and I am grateful for their hard work.