Richard Stanley is senior vice president and university planner at Arizona State University, a position he assumed in early 2004. He is responsible for the development of a road map for taking the university from 57,000 students today to more than 90,000 by the year 2020, implemented across multiple campuses in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Prior to joining ASU, Richard spent 24 years at New York University, most recently as executive vice provost. During his tenure at NYU he had planning responsibilities in the areas of space and facilities, academic budgeting, enrollment management, and faculty resources and support. He also had operational responsibility for admissions and financial aid and for information technology services. Earlier in his career, Richard held positions in internal auditing and in the publishing industry. He earned a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.