Arizona University is proud to present "Portrait of a
Calling all Lumberjacks old
and new. The NAU Cline Library and the Alumni Office invite all faculty, staff,
students, and members of the public to explore an exhibit developed in honor of
the University's Centennial. Focusing on the theme of "Tradition and Innovation,"
selected University records and photographs as well as alumni anecdotes tell the
NAU story from 1899 to the present.
Click to learn more about NAU's famous alumni--Wilson
Riles, R.C. Gorman, Diana Gabaldon--or significant changes in academic and athletic
programs, the close relationship between NAU and the community, the impact of
World War I and World War II, the growth of the mountain campus, and the thirteen
dedicated presidents that have charted the institution's course. The exhibit offers
an opportunity to smile at antiquated dorm rules while celebrating NAU's internationally
recognized triumphs in a variety of intellectual pursuits.
Northern Arizona Normal School opened its doors
on September 11, 1899 with twenty-three students, one professor, and two copies
of Webster's International Dictionary bound in sheepskin. Today, NAU's diverse
enrollment ranks in the top 4 percent of schools and colleges in the nation. NAU
serves approximately 20,000 students statewide; the full-time faculty number 650
strong; and the Cline Library holds over 1.5 million items. It is a great success
|Stephen Schweitzer, Mark Davis, Andrew
|Northern Arizona University, Cline Library,
|Kristin Mann, Gretchen Merten, Jameson
Fink, Juti Winchester, Karen Underhill
|NAU Centennial Commission and the Graduate
For additional information, visit Ask-a-Librarian
or the NAU Alumni home page.
© 2000 Arizona Board of Regents