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ASU launches Barrett campus

October 15, 2009

ASU celebrates grand opening of new Barrett campus

Arizona State University celebrated the grand opening on Oct. 15 of Barrett, the Honors College, the nation’s first comprehensive four-year residential honors college at a public university. It is a stunning campus that is unrivaled in scope. Barrett, the Honors College at ASU, has a new $130 million seven-building campus featuring housing, classrooms, faculty offices, a fitness center, computer lounge and dining hall. About 1,700 students moved into the new nine-acre complex before school started Aug. 25, 2009. Read more.

New honors campus unrivaled in scope
Facts about Barrett, the Honors College
History of Barrett, the Honors College
Comparisons of four leading honors colleges at public universities
Barrett comparisons chart (pdf)
Some of the local media coverage of the Barrett move-in, Aug. 17-18

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