Phoenix, Ariz. – At today’s board meeting, the Arizona Board of Regents announced the appointment of John Arnold as executive director of the board. Arnold has served as the board’s interim managing director since May of this year. “Mr. Arnold is an outstanding, highly-qualified individual with a proven track record of the highest caliber,” said Ron Shoopman, board chair. “I am confident he will bring astute and insightful leadership to build upon the board’s sound public university enterprise governance.” Read full statement here.