ASU Presentation: Positioning Arizona for Future Success

Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee is sharing a link to a presentation that ASU President Crow gave recently to the Arizona Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee.

https://president.asu.edu/sites/default/files/positioning_arizona_future_success_final_012819.pdf

You will see points about the linkage between education and economic adaptability for the future.
 
A few highlights:
 
  • Connection between educational attainment and economic prosperity (slides 3-7).
  • 65% - estimated percentage of children who will perform jobs that don’t exist yet (slide 7).
  • Diversity – ASU student population now represents the diverse demographics of our state (slides 10-11).
  • Family income – ASU’s 2018 freshman class – largest segment from families with income between $20-40k (slide 12).
  • Tuition – average tuition paid by Arizona residents is $2,122, after accounting for scholarships and grants (slides 13-14).
  • First-generation college students – over 20k in 2017 (slide 16).
  • Research expenditures: $604 million in 2018 (slide 17).
  • STEM degrees – 6,257 degrees awarded in STEM fields in 2016-17 (slide 18).

  • January 30, 2019