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Future Promise Fund
November 15, 2023

Aurora University has launched a new fund to support students who are the first in their family to attend college. The initiative, one of the first of the new president’s tenure, is named the Future Promise Fund and is tied to the theme of Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills’...

Inauguration of President Rivera-Mills
September 29, 2023

Aurora University celebrated the inauguration of Susana Rivera-Mills, PhD, as the institution’s 14th president on Friday, September 29, with a ceremony on the Aurora campus attended by students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community leaders. In her inaugural address, Rivera-Mills...

students walking on the quad
September 25, 2023

Aurora University welcomed 818 new first-year students this fall, a 22% increase from a year ago and the largest incoming class to set foot on the AU campus. In addition, 348 new transfer students joined the Spartan family, bringing the enrollment of new undergraduates in Aurora for the...

Neil Parsons (O'mahk-Pita, Tall Eagle), Untitled (Pueblo Forms #2), 1965
September 21, 2023

“Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s to 1970s” runs Oct. 2 through Dec. 15.

STEM Class
June 2, 2023

The National Science Foundation has awarded Aurora University $1.4 million in funds to help address the nationwide shortage of high-quality teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math, particularly among groups underrepresented in STEM fields. “This is our first National Science...