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  • Home | New American University
    the American public research university More than a decade ago ASU set forth a new and ambitious trajectory to become a comprehensive knowledge enterprise dedicated to the simultaneous pursuit of excellence broad access to quality education and meaningful societal impact From that point forward and founded on a vision for a new gold standard all of its energy creativity and manpower have been brought to bear on the design of a uniquely adaptive and transdisciplinary university committed to producing master learners Learn More ASU Charter and Goals What Others Are Saying Discover how ASU is redefining the landscape of public higher education ASU believes that learning is for everyone which is why it has evolved a student centric model that supports innovation agility change and collaboration to meet the needs of our learners ASU s success is measured by how its graduates thrive and their ability to tackle the world most complex challenges ASU Charter and Goals Learn about ASU s Charter and goals for 2015 and beyond Design Aspirations Eight design aspirations guide ASU s transformation Designing the New American University ASU president Michael Crow has penned a book about transforming higher education ASU Charter Video Video of ASU Charter Video ASU Charter Video ASU established it s first ever Charter a comprehensive document focusing the university s mission on the inclusion and success of all its students and on a fundamental social responsibility to the communities ASU serves See all Resources New American University 2015 and Beyond PDF ASU Achievements 2002 2014 PDF ASU Annual Report A New Model for the American Research University PDF See all University News Watergate s lesson History becomes bogus with bad information John Dean talked to a crowd of ASU journalism students about the importance of their craft and how he doesn

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    Ask the Authors In the News Join Us Resources New American University What Others are Saying Downloads Continue the Dialogue What is ASU webspark Web spark lets you create a feature rich website without in depth technical knowledge Learn more Learn More About web spark How To Get Started Request More Information The Comm Guide is the source for all ASU branding and standards information including logo downloads photography resources

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  • ASU Charter and Goals | New American University
    Goals ASU Charter and Goals A New Environment A New Community A New Objective Design Aspirations ASU Charter ASU is a comprehensive public research university measured not by whom we exclude but rather by whom we include and how they succeed advancing research and discovery of public value and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic social cultural and overall health of the communities it serves ASU Mission Goals 2015 And Beyond Demonstrate leadership in academic excellence and accessibility Maintain the fundamental principle of accessibility to all students qualified to study at a research university Maintain university accessibility to match Arizona s socioeconomic diversity Improve freshmen persistence to 90 Enhance university graduation rate to 75 80 and 25 000 graduates Enhance quality while reducing the cost of a degree Enroll 100 000 online and distance education degree seeking students Enhance linkages with community colleges so as to expand baccalaureate degree production to national leadership levels Enhance measured student development and individual student learning to national leadership levels Establish national standing in academic quality and impact of colleges and schools in every field Attain national standing in academic quality for each college and school top 5 10 for each college Attain national standing in the learning value added to our graduates in each college and school Become the leading university academically faculty discover research creativity in at least one department or school within each college school Establish ASU as a global center for interdisciplinary research discovery and development by 2020 Become a leading global center for interdisciplinary scholarship discovery and development Become a leading American center for discovery and scholarship in the social sciences arts and humanities Enhance research competitiveness to more than 700 million in annual research expenditures Augment regional economic competitiveness through research and discovery and value added programs Enhance

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  • A New Environment | New American University
    departments and adopting leading edge technology platforms ASU students have the flexibility to control their learning clock speed and pursue knowledge in unprecedented ways ASU has forged groundbreaking academic and discovery partnerships across education industry government and the community which provide valuable opportunities for learners of all ages And ASU has expanded its educational research and residential infrastructure across five physical campuses and one virtual campus to enable all students capable of university level work to benefit from the New American University In this setting ideas cross pollinate What is the outcome A new learning setting that primes ASU s students to become master learners who with the support of exemplary faculty and staff are capable of tackling society s most complex and important challenges With efficiency tractability and cooperation in mind ASU has reorganized itself at every level to inspire the boundless exchange and development of ideas Unorthodox actions like merging the departments of plant biology microbiology and biology into a single School of Life Sciences demonstrate ASU s willingness to take risks in service to its students This restructuring into a truly interdisciplinary unit allowed scientists economists philosophers and others to come together to create a new and rich academic landscape which in turn inspires students to think and learn in different ways Innovative efforts like the Biodesign Institute the Julie A Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability the ASU Decision Theater Changemaker Central are also samplings that exemplify ASU s institutional commitment to convening individuals from diverse disciplines to think through and develop solutions to real world problems Whether enabling the discovery of an Ebola vaccine identifying new strategies to combat climate change helping policymakers to better understand the implications of urban growth or empowering students to take action to change the world ASU is an environment where

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  • A New Community | New American University
    Downloads Continue the Dialogue A New Community Home About A New Community ASU Charter and Goals A New Environment A New Community A New Objective Design Aspirations ASU is about people and progress ASU recognizes its responsibility as part of the communities it serves ASU asks what is needed and responds with efficient timely and effective solutions Furthermore ASU searches out opportunities to share its expertise infrastructure and resources with the community while simultaneously throwing open its doors and inviting those outside the university s physical boundaries to visit learn and recreate That standing invitation holds equally true for ASU s backyard neighbors as it does for colleagues across the country or around the world Collaboration is key Talk alone does not yield progress Only through earned trust and a thorough understanding of people places and their problems is it possible to create transformative change In the eyes of ASU everyone touched by the university is a potential partner in potential beneficiary of and potential contributor to the realization of healthier future ASU nursing students have been empowered to open a clinic in downtown Phoenix to assist residents The iTeachAZ program pairs teacher candidates with mentor for year long service in a local K 8 school Endeavors like the ASU Preparatory Academies and the American Dream Academy prepare young people and their families to achieve a college education The Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation supports the success of non profit organizations and acts as a resource for growing more and better non profit leaders These are but a few examples of the community commitment that is woven into everything ASU does It s all about access Excellence and access are not mutually exclusive ASU has demonstrated that quality higher education can and should be made available to every

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  • A New Objective | New American University
    Images and Press Kit Discussion Questions Panels Appearances Ask the Authors In the News Join Us Resources New American University What Others are Saying Downloads Continue the Dialogue A New Objective Home About A New Objective ASU Charter and Goals A New Environment A New Community A New Objective Design Aspirations Old thinking old school Gone are the days when a college education pertained to training for a singular career path Today the lightning rate of discovery and technological advancements the rapidly changing global economy and the growing need for new skills products and services has rendered the concept of the single lifelong career obsolete As a result higher education now faces a choice perpetuate the outmoded model of the Academy or adapt to prepare new generations of thinkers for the world ahead New school master learners The time has come for college completion to mean something beyond just a career Society s survival and success in the future will rely on solutions derived from the most capable of thinkers They will be men and women who have been trained to think critically and that have been educated from a strong foundation that enables them to learn anything Though their

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  • Design Aspirations | New American University
    Tempe West Polytechnic Downtown Phoenix Online and Extended Lake Havasu Thunderbird Skysong Research Park Washington D C China Directory Search New American University Home About ASU Charter and Goals A New Environment A New Community A New Objective Design Aspirations Designing the New American University Book Trailer Summary About the Authors Images and Press Kit Discussion Questions Panels Appearances Ask the Authors In the News Join Us Resources New American University What Others are Saying Downloads Continue the Dialogue Design Aspirations Home About Design Aspirations ASU Charter and Goals A New Environment A New Community A New Objective Design Aspirations Eight design aspirations guide the ongoing evolution of ASU as a New American University These institutional objectives are integrated in innovative ways throughout the university to achieve excellence access and impact Leverage Our Place ASU embraces its culture socioeconomic and physical setting Enable Student Success ASU is committed to the success of each unique student Transform Society ASU catalyzes social change by being connected to social needs Fuse Intellectual Disciplines ASU creates knowledge by transcending academic disciplines Value Entrepreneurship ASU uses its knowledge and encourages innovation Be Socially Embedded ASU connects with communities through mutually beneficial partnerships Conduct Use Inspired

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  • Book Trailer & Summary | New American University
    the Authors Images and Press Kit Discussion Questions Panels Appearances Ask the Authors In the News Join Us Resources New American University What Others are Saying Downloads Continue the Dialogue Book Trailer Summary Home Designing the New American University Book Trailer Summary Book Trailer Summary About the Authors Images and Press Kit Discussion Questions Panels Appearances Ask the Authors In the News Designing the New American University by Michael M Crow and William B Dabars America s research universities consistently dominate global rankings but may be entrenched in a model that no longer accomplishes their purposes With their multiple roles of discovery teaching and public service these institutions represent the gold standard in American higher education but their evolution since the nineteenth century has been only incremental The need for a new and complementary model that offers accessibility to an academic platform underpinned by knowledge production is critical to our well being and economic competitiveness Available at Johns Hopkins University Press Amazon Michael M Crow president of Arizona State University and an outspoken advocate for reinventing the public research university conceived the New American University model when he moved from Columbia University to ASU in 2002 Following a comprehensive reconceptualization spanning more than a decade ASU has emerged as an international academic and research powerhouse that serves as the foundational prototype for the new model Crow has led the transformation of ASU into an egalitarian institution committed to academic excellence inclusiveness to a broad demographic and maximum societal impact In Designing the New American University Crow and coauthor William B Dabars a historian whose research focus is the American research university examine the emergence of this set of institutions and the imperative for the new model the tenets of which may be adapted by colleges and universities both public and

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