President's Blog

Innovative Approaches to Lifelong Learning

President Andrews at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Every day, I’m reminded of the importance of education in our society. National University’s founding mission, to serve the unique needs of lifelong learners, inspires me to explore new pathways and solutions that make a big impact in the lives of students, their families, and in …

Celebrating a Year of Innovation and Achievement

President Andrews and SHHS Dean Gloria McNeal at a special ceremony for graduate Francis Oladipo, who serves with the U.S. Navy. As 2017 draws to a close, I want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. As I think back on all we have accomplished in the past year, I want to express …

Transforming Lives through Education and Community Service

NU and HACU introduce STEM career paths to middle and high school students. I am so proud to work in higher education at a university that makes a positive impact in so many lives. Recently, National University was selected by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to host 700 middle and high school …

Innovative Educational Opportunities for Adult Learners

President Andrews congratulates recipients of the 2017 Presidents Players Awards. National University’s focus on serving adult learners and a diverse student population is what drives our dedication to continue innovating in the higher education space. We believe strongly in supporting the goals and dreams of lifelong learners, and as the founding institution of the National …

Meeting Student Needs with Precision Education

The demand for graduates with a strong academic foundation and superior market-relevant skills has never been stronger. At National University, our commitment to providing innovative programs, services, and academic pathways aimed at fostering student success remains our top priority and will continue to guide this University forward. This summer, we celebrated a significant milestone toward …

Congratulations Class of 2017!

President Andrews congratulates graduates as they receive their diplomas at the commencement ceremony in Petco Park on June 17, 2017. On Saturday, June 17, we celebrated the extraordinary accomplishments of over 2,000 graduates at our 45th commencement ceremony. More than 20,000 attendees, including graduates and their families, friends and loved ones packed into San Diego’s …

Celebrating Graduates and Educators

President Andrews congratulates graduates as they receive their diplomas at the commencement ceremony in the Sacramento Convention Center on April 23, 2017. This is a special time of year when we pay tribute and show appreciation to many. This month, we celebrated Mother’s Day where we showed appreciation for the wonderful guidance and care of …

Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Academic Excellence

Students presenting their project to faculty judges at the 2017 Student Scholarship Conference April marks my one-year anniversary as President of National University. As we get ready for Northern CA and Southern CA commencement ceremonies, I reflect on how special and enlightening the past year has been. I’ve enjoyed connecting with alumni, who perpetuate NU’s …

Looking Forward to Spring

Students presenting their project to faculty judges at the 2017 Student Scholarship Conference March 12 marks daylight saving time, when we adjust the clocks to “spring forward.” As we move ahead an hour and embrace more hours of daylight, this is also a time to look forward to upcoming events such as commencement, which is …

Commitment to Diversity and Accessible Education

President Andrews congratulates graduates at the 2016 southern commencement ceremony. At National University, we believe that access to education is a fundamental right and we strive to support all students in achieving their educational goals. We are so fortunate and honored to have a University community that represents the great diversity of our nation, and …