Mr. Goss’s career spans 25 years in professional and executive education at the University of Maryland, George Washington University, University of Michigan and Arizona State University.
At ASU's Fulton School of Engineering, Mr. Goss leads Global Engagement, ASU Engineering Online graduate degree programs, and Executive/Professional Development programs. His research areas include global workforce development learning models and the development and application of new technologies and distributed-media models for adult learning.
Since 2010, Mr. Goss has been the Principal Investigator/Project Director for the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP), funded by USAID and Intel with collaboration from numerous other private sector partners. HEEAP focuses on modernization and transformation of teaching and learning in undergraduate engineering programs in Vietnam with over 5,000 faculty and university leaders trained with over a $20M investment.
A companion program, Vocational-University Leadership Innovation Institute, enhances the skills of academic leaders through intensive professional development experiences in Vietnam and the U.S. BUILD-IT (Building University-Industry Learning and Development through Innovation and Technology) is third major project that ASU is implementing for USAID in Vietnam. BUILD-IT will emphasize industry’s investment and “voice,” developing relevant hands-on applied curricula; improved opportunities for student internships and co-ops; a maker innovation network; national quality assessment and international accreditation and recognition; and institutional policy and leadership for increased scope, scale and sustainable impact. Two maker innovation spaces will be launched in 2016 in Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City with a variety of national competitions being planned by industry collaborators Microsoft, Amazon, National Instruments, Intel and others.
Mr. Goss received a B.S. in Public Relations and Management from Central Michigan University and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from George Washington University.