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R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., PhD

R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., PhD, is the chief executive officer of ASU Enterprise Partners. He previously served as the chief executive officer of the ASU Foundation (2011-2017). Under Shangraw’s leadership, ASU Enterprise Partners was created in 2016 as a new model for diversified revenue generation to support Arizona State University. Enterprise Partners is an umbrella organization for the foundation and affiliate entities that engage in fundraising, applied research, technology transfer, real estate transactions, and collaborative research initiatives that generate support for the university.


Biography


Biography

R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., PhD, is the chief executive officer of ASU Enterprise Partners. He previously served as the chief executive officer of the ASU Foundation (2011-2017).

Under Shangraw’s leadership, ASU Enterprise Partners was created in 2016 as a new model for diversified revenue generation to support Arizona State University. Enterprise Partners is an umbrella organization for the foundation and affiliate entities that engage in fundraising, applied research, technology transfer, real estate transactions, and collaborative research initiatives that generate support for the university.

As CEO of Enterprise Partners, Shangraw has led an innovative and effective resource raising organization marked by strong governance, speed, flexibility, and drive. As the private enterprise of a public university, it has become a strategic partner advancing higher education, research outcomes and community engagement. In its first year of operation, Enterprise Partners was named one of the top companies to work for in Arizona.

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CV


Curriculum Vitae

Learn more about Dr. Shangraw and his path to bring entrepreneurship to higher education.

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Issues and Ideas

The economic impact of our tech transfer model is projected to exceed $1 billion by 2022.

Innovation

Last year, we provided scholarships to over 10,000 students in need.

Entrepreneurship

We’ve partnered with Lockheed Martin to create affordable access to space globally within five years.

Resource Raising

Teaching


Arizona State University


Arizona State University

  • Higher Education Philanthropy & Grants (HED 598), School of Education.
  • Public Service Research I (PAF 501), School of Public Affairs.
  • Organization Theory (PAF 603), School of Public Affairs.
  • Policy Informatics (PAF 591), School of Public Affairs.


Syracuse University


Syracuse University

  • Computers and Computing in the Public Sector (PPA 050), Maxwell School.
  • Public Management Computer Information Systems (PPA 730-1), Maxwell School.

  • Introduction to Technology (NAS 203), College of Arts and Sciences, (Team Taught with Bradley Strait).
  • Organizational Theory and Public Management (PPA 709), Maxwell School.
  • Public Technology Development (PPA 730-13), Maxwell School (Team taught with Walter Meyer).
  • Research and Development Policy (PPA 730-5), Maxwell School (Team taught with Barry L. Bozeman).


George Washington University


George Washington University

  • Cost Estimating and Analysis, Continuing Engineering Education Program.

Contact

Rick.Shangraw@asu.edu

(480) 965-7393

To schedule Dr. Shangraw for a speaking engagement or event, please contact Debbie Williams at debbie.williams@asu.edu or (480) 727-9620.