Biography: Reiter’s responsibilities with the President’s office covers a wide spectrum of activity from discrete interventions to ambassadorial functions. Special emphasis is placed on complex multi-stakeholder projects which serve to unite the interests of the university and the surrounding metro region. In all cases, the advancement of the ASU New American University mission motivates the work (see: http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu). A sampling of current projects being constructed an/or managed by Mr. Reiter on behalf of ASU include: 1. The assembly of an accomplished set of innovators, researchers, corporate leaders, and major donors as the New Health Solutions Board of Directors dedicated to the advancement of all healthcare related enterprises at ASU. 2. Setting the framework for the University Innovation Alliance, a collection of eleven U.S. large-scale public universities committed to increased access for deserving students with support from the Gates, Lumina, Kresge, and Ford Foundations . 3. Building on the success of the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, Reiter has conceptualized an expanded Arts District in conjunction with the Phoenix Art Museum, the Heard Museum, the Arizona School for the Arts, and other institutions. 4. Working with the Global Institute for Sustainability (GIOS) to assemble an Urban Diagnostics Laboratory which unites a variety of research capabilities at ASU to produce a unique “city signature” for other arid regions. 5. Working with city officials (Scottsdale) and the deans of multiple colleges at ASU to launch a $75M Desert Discovery Center within the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the largest urban preserve (30K acres) in the nation.Member Directory
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