Arizona State University
Michael M. Crow became the sixteenth president of Arizona State University in 2002. He is guiding the transformation of ASU into one of the nation’s leading public metropolitan research universities, an institution combining academic excellence, inclusiveness, and societal impact—a model he terms the “New American University.” During his tenure ASU has established major transdisciplinary research initiatives and witnessed an unprecedented academic infrastructure expansion, tripling of research expenditures, and attainment of record levels of diversity. He was previously executive vice provost of Columbia University. A fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, he is the author of books and articles analyzing knowledge enterprises and science and technology policy.