University of Arizona

University of Arizona


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About Us

The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.

The university ranked in the top 20 in 2018 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $687 million in annual research expenditures.

The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 65 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually.

In Oro Valley, UA operates its College of Veterinary Medicine, and it hosts the UA Center for Innovation / Oro Valley, a bioscience incubator.


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Rep/Contact Info

Nick Dugan
Small Business Utilization Manager
Julie Funk
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Julie Katsel
Assistant Vice President for Community Relations
Beth Lopez
Business Manager / Procurement & Contracting
Peter Loya
Director of Comm & Gov Relations, Tech Parks AZ
Rick Neter
Director of Marketing - Biosphere 2
Cynthia Ramirez
Administrative Associate - Government & Community Relations
Nicole Roldan
Coordinator, Community Relations Government & Comm
Cindy Sands
Small Business Utilization Manager
Eric Smith
Executive Director, UACI
Carol Stewart
Associate Vice President, Tech Parks Arizona
Jonelle Vold
Vice President - U of A Foundation