Rita Cheng

KNAU's Morning Rundown: Friday, February 19

Feb 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Cancellations Continue In Coconino, Yavapai Counties


The Arizona Board of Regents has invited two candidates to interview for the position of 17th president of Northern Arizona University.


UPDATE: According to the Associated Press, the Trump administration has rescinded the rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Northern Arizona University is one of several schools to file a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration. They’re trying to stop a new rule that bans international students from attending colleges in the U.S. if they take online classes. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng has released details about how NAU will cope with budget shortfalls because of the coronavirus.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng addressed the NAU Faculty Senate Monday for the first time since a state audit questioned recent travel spending. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.