ASU is a 21st century public research university that engages globally in adaptive knowledge creation of the highest caliber. These select works describe our foundation, evolution and aspirations.
Read the Trusteeship article by President Crow and Derrick Anderson presenting ASU's new operational approach as a new logic for public higher education…
None Dare Call It Hubris: The Limits of Knowledge
An article calling for the reframing of complex societal challenges by acknowledging the fixed limits imposed by nature and their acknowledgement as the explicit design criteria…
The Fifth Wave: The Evolution of American Higher Education
A book outlining the need for colleges and universities to be comprehensively redesigned to educate millions more qualified students while leveraging the complementarities between…
National Service Universities
Read President Crow's ideas on redesigning U.S. universities to take responsibility for student success and deliver knowledge through technology and adaptive learning.
Data-driven university classification
A video, presentation and paper examining the design of partnerships for social impact and transformation.
State of the University and Arizona State University: Strategic Enterprise Plan 2022
An overview of ASU's progress in 2021 and plans for 2022.