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.
Fall Open Forum
On November 19, AU President Neil Kerwin and Board Chair Jack Casell held an open forum with members of the AU community.
Spring 2015 Board of Trustees Meeting
Board Chair Jack Cassell discusses the spring 2015 Board of Trustees in a memo to the campus community. Read more...