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Lisa Murphy

Lisa Murphy

Senior Director, Academic Services, College of Global Futures


School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502


  • Senior Director, Academic Services, College of Global Futures


Lisa Murphy oversees undergraduate and graduate student services for the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. The school's Student Services Center provides quality academic advising and a suite of support services to promote student success from recruitment and admissions; orientation and enrollment; student engagement, academic advising, and retention initiatives; experiential education and career services; and graduation and alumni services. She also works closely with administration on the course schedule, curriculum development, and graduate funding.

Lisa worked with the School's founding administrators beginning in 2005 to assist with establishment of the nation’s first School of Sustainability in 2007 and the school's first degree program in 2008. Prior to coming to ASU, she worked as a strategic planner and project specialist for the director’s office at AHCCCS, Arizona’s Medicaid program.


  • BS, Management with emphasis on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Arizona State University, 1999



Redman, C. L., C. K. Perrings, L. Murphy, B. L. Shears and L. H. Kuby. 2006. School of Sustainability: A new approach to education. Poster presented at the September 20-23 LTER All Scientist Meeting, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO.