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“The way we maintain our excellence as a school is to retain or attract good people. …Taking care of our students is the end game,” says Jim Ernzen, PENTA Building Group Endowed Professor in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.

What’s in a name?

Supporters create four dozen named chairs, professorships through Campaign ASU 2020, ensuring Arizona State University attracts top talent in research, teaching.

What’s in a name?

Elevating faculty

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“Endowed positions provide discretionary money for the individual that allows them to do innovative things,” says Anthony Lamanna, the Sundt Construction Professor of Alternative Delivery and Sustainable Development in ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment.
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“An endowed professorship allows you to make choices beyond the means of your college … which continually filter back to your students and program,” says Susan Beiner, a ceramicist in the ASU School of Art and the Joan R. Lincoln Endowed Professor of Art in the Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts.

Elevating the university

Elevating students

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