Higher education leaders share how they define personalized learning.
Competition discourages collaboration. The competitive environment of higher education—with institutions in a virtual race for faculty, students, and research funds—works against collaboration. This competition, though healthy, can impede institutions' ability to achieve collective impact, diffuse innovation, and drive needed changes in higher education.
Michael M. Crow became the 16th president of Arizona State University in July 2002, with the goal of transforming ASU into what he calls a New American University—an institution combining the highest levels of academic excellence, inclusiveness to a broad demographic, and maximum societal impact.