Cheng Named NAU President

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WSIL -- SIU Chancellor Rita Cheng has been named the new president of Northern Arizona University.

The Arizona Board of Regents voted Wednesday to approve Cheng's contract.

The board announced earlier this month that Cheng was the sole finalist for the position. She replaces current NAU President John Haeger who is retiring.

Cheng will begin her term at NAU on August 15.

Statement from the Arizona Board of Regents

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