New American University

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    • As a New American University, we seek to:
    • Provide quality education that is accessible to a broad population
    • Create a highly educated workforce
    • Generate economic growth
    • Conduct transdisciplinary research for the public good
    • Maintain a global perspective in our endeavors
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  • 5. Leveraging Place
    • ASU leverages place by addressing the challenges of its region. Through leadership and community dialogue, ASU demonstrates that the research university can be a primary driver for regional social change, cultural advancement, and appropriate economic development.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Global Institute of Sustainability
    • Indian Legal Program
    • Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory
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  • 7. Societal Transformation
    • As a force, ASU transcends its physical locations to impact society locally and globally. ASU has a wealth of knowledge, talent, and resources that are used as powerful tools for social advancement, sustained economic growth, and improved quality of life.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology
    • KAET-TV
    • ASU in Space
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  • 9. Knowledge Entrepreneur
    • ASU’s culture of academic enterprise breaks from traditional disciplinary and organizational constraints. As an economic, cultural, and social entrepreneur, ASU tackles urban revitalization, transforms ideas into viable businesses, attracts top talent to metropolitan Phoenix, and develops community leadership.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • InnovationSpace
    • ASU/Scottsdale Center for New Technology and Innovation
    • Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
    • Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management
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  • 11. Use-Inspired Research
    • ASU seeks research opportunities that meet community needs and enhance the quality of life. Our discoveries are being applied to transform society and to improve the way complex decisions are made at the global, regional, and community levels.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Decision Theater at ASU
    • Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing
    • MacroTechnology Works
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  • 13. A Focus on the Individual
    • ASU’s focus on the individual is a commitment to intellectual and cultural diversity. Because we seek this diversity by admitting students with differing interests and indicators of intelligence and creativity, ASU is improving teaching quality and developing new creative learning environments.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Barrett Honors College
    • University College
    • Herberger College for Kids / Herberger College at Large
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  • 15. Intellectual Fusion
    • ASU research is solution-focused rather than discipline-focused. This strategy of intellectual fusion means that our research goes beyond organizational parameters to meet the complexity of real-world needs and challenges.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Biodesign Institute at ASU
    • Arts, Media and Engineering Program
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  • 17. Social Embeddedness
    • Social embeddedness is core to the development of ASU as the New American University. Social embeddedness is a university-wide, interactive, and mutually-supportive partnership with the communities of Arizona.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • Academic Nursing Centers
    • Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family
    • University-School Partnerships
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  • 19. Global Engagement
    • ASU research, teaching, and service have global implications. ASU faculty members develop innovative approaches to universal societal problems, establishing programs and practices with global application. Our students come from many countries, enriching the university with their culture and experiences.
    • Exemplary Initiatives
    • School of Global Studies
    • North American Center for Transborder Studies
    • International MBAs
  • 20. www.asu.edu/newamericanuniversity Office of the President Arizona State University May 7, 2007