Arizona State University combines an unparalleled commitment to academic excellence with major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural well-being of its community. The university's rapid and unique development since 2002 is a reflection of a faculty energized by and committed to ASU's transdisciplinary environment, inspiring new ways of thinking, innovating and solving problems in our region and in the global community.
Among the great thinkers and creative minds leading and inspiring students are 1,831 tenured or tenure track faculty members and another 1,044 faculty members serving as research professors, clinical professors, lecturers, professors of practice and instructors. Among our tenure line faculty, 48 percent have achieved tenure. There are 113 prominent and influential faculty members holding endowed chairs and professorships. ASU attracts top faculty who want to be a part of the new university model - an inclusive, accessible academic experience not bound by traditional disciplinary distinctions, but embracing a transdisciplinary, collaborative environment defined by excellence.
ASU's current community of scholars includes:
Virginia G. Piper Chair of Personalized Medicine and co-director of the Center for Sustainable Health in the Biodesign Institute won the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for insights into the genes that control cell growth and division.
Regents' Professor, W. P. Carey Chair in Economics and Guggenheim Fellow shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for work on dynamic macroeconomics relating the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles.
Stephen Doig - 1993, Journalism and Mass Communication
Leonard Downie Jr.- 2000, 2008, Journalism and Mass Communication
Bert Hoelldobler- 1991, Social Dynamics and Complexity
William Marimow- 1978, 1985, Journalism and Mass Communication
|Design and the Arts Institute||219||7.6%|
|Letters and Sciences||106||3.7%|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences||1,163||40.5%|
|Nursing and Health||155||5.4%|
|Technology and Innovation||116||4.0%|
|Online Extended Campus||23||0.8%|
|On Tenure Track||461||16.0%|
|Not On Tenure Track||1,044||36.3%|
|Faculty Appointed to Endowed Professorships||113||3.9%|
|Faculty Holding Highest Degree||2,420||84.2%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||25||0.9%|
|Two or More Races||12||0.4%|