Since its founding in 1893, American University has benefited greatly from the devotion, service, intellectual contributions, ethical behavior, and philanthropy of many thousands of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends. In a very real sense, they also are "trustees" of the institutions by virtue of their dedication, affection, and generosity that help to ensure that the University will faithfully serve this and future generations. Those of us who have been chosen to serve as fiduciary trustees for a period of time—to safeguard the University's assets and to foster its capacity to serve others—enthusiastically and without reservation accept the following additional responsibilities as evidence of the commitment of each trustee. Read the Trustees' Statement of Commitment.
Early Fall Semester Presidential Search Update
The Presidential Search Committee continued to meet over the summer, and the search is picking up momentum as we head into the fall. Read the update.
Final Presidential Position Profile & Search Update
The Presidential Search Committee met on June 21. Read the final version of the position profile (opportunity statement) which will be used to build a pool of prominent candidates and learn about the search committee's work and summer plans. Read more...