PHOENIX - The presidents of the state's three universities came to the Capitol on Tuesday hoping to salvage at least some of the funds they told the governor and lawmakers they need.
When Al La Rocque finished playing for Lute Olson at Long Beach City College in 1971, Olson did him a favor by asking a coaching friend at Cal Poly Pomona to offer La Rocque a scholarship.
TEMPE - Marion Grice ran for three touchdowns, Taylor Kelly was efficient in his desert debut, and Arizona State opened the Todd Graham era with a 63-6 rout over Northern Arizona on Thursday night.
Cameron Marshall dives for one of his two first-quarter touchdowns in ASU's season-opening romp against NAU.
You can almost picture NAU athletic director Lisa Campos tearing through dozens of resumes - too young, too old, serial applicant, get serious - from those who wanted to be the Lumberjacks' women's basketball coach.
Rex Mirich could tell football stories forever: about playing for Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders; about playing a college football game in Mexico City; or about his first season on the San Manuel High School varsity, which played 10 road games because the school hadn't yet built an athleti…
This semester, Arizona State University freshman Kassandra Guerrero's largest class is a crowded 400 students, while her smallest is a comfortable 15.
UA coach Mike Stoops talked today about Saturday's opener
against NAU. Click on the video link for more.
… and here it is. Not a ton of surprises, but interesting to see
which players are listed at backups on both the offensive line and
in the defensive backfield.
Are Arizona's universities good places to work? Two recent
surveys give mixed results.
TEMPE - Arizona's universities are progressing with efforts to
tie state funding to performance, end disparities in funding
between universities, and make it easier for community college
students to transfer.
You have to scroll WAY down on the new Forbes list of
America's Top Colleges to find any Arizona universities.
Robert Shelton "has played a pivotal role in fostering
partnerships between higher education institutions in Arizona for
five years, and our state will benefit from his contributions for
years to come."
In this week's curated links: lower tuition at ASU, and more
effects of university budget cuts elsewhere in the West.
Pima Community College students who want to earn a bachelor's
degree from Northern Arizona University can now be jointly enrolled
at both schools.
A Q&A with the professor who is circulating a Gun Safety
Committee chair Kavanagh says more students should pay more
"What we need to be looking at is: How are we going to run a
university in the future with the state being a minority partner?
... We're going to have to think and act like a private
Regent LuAnn Leonard says students spent $6 million less on textbooks last year.