Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

HIDA Dean's Creativity Council

HIDA Dean's Creativity Council

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The Dean’s Creativity Council includes leaders and advocates in business, the arts and education, and it supports groundbreaking innovations from some of the nation’s most talented musicians, directors, filmmakers, artists, choreographers, designers and architects. Our valued partners in the Dean’s Creativity Council increase our effectiveness and outreach in the community and across the nation. Your partnership helps us forge new connections, leverage our talents, share our innovations and reach greater heights.

As the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the U.S., and as part of the #1 most innovative research university, ASU’s Herberger Institute is uniquely positioned to transform the role and relevance of design and the arts in society.”

Dean Steven Tepper

Impact of Donor Support

  • More learners can pursue higher education. In 2022, 22,000 donors contributed $66.3 million for scholarships.
  • More students succeed. ASU ranks #1 among the state’s public universities for its 86% first-year retention rate thanks in part to donor-funded student success initiatives.
  • And donors helped ASU offer more than 4,500 hours of free tutoring.

Our family believes in giving back and sharing the blessings we have received financially and through our time."

Dave Derminio

’74 BS in business, former ASU golfer who supports student-athletes through the Derminio Family Sun Devil Golf Scholarship

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