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2013

December 26, 2013
ASA Resolution to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions 
December 12, 2013
Public Safety Incident 
December 5, 2013
Season of Giving—2013 Holiday Video
November 8, 2013
Public Comment Period on AU Middle States Accreditation
October 4, 2013
Campus Plan Construction—Next Stages
September 12, 2013
Fall Semester Update
August 20, 2013
President's Welcome Message
August 9, 2013
Tobacco- and Smoke-Free Policy Announcement
July 19, 2013
Mid-Summer Update
May 7, 2013
Spring 2013 Video—An AU Update
April 16, 2013
Tragedy at the Boston Marathon
April 3, 2013
Mid-Semester Update
April 1, 2013
Final Strategic Plan Objectives, Years 5 & 6
February 28, 2013
Billy Walker Named Director of Athletics and Recreation
February 8, 2013
American University Online Survey
January 30, 2013
Launch of 2013 University Awards Process
January 28, 2013
Strategic Plan Objectives, Years 5 & 6

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2012

December 4, 2012
End of Semester Update
November 19, 2012
Fall Video Message
November 8, 2012
Athletics Department Transition
November 5, 2012
AU to Go Smoke- and Tobacco-Free
November 2, 2012
Departure of Athletics Director Keith Gill
November 1, 2012
The 2012 Election and Your Right to Vote
November 1, 2012
Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
October 2, 2012
New Objectives for the Strategic Plan
September 7, 2012
Early Fall Semester 2012
August 23, 2012
President's Welcome Message
April 30, 2012
End of Semester Update
April 30, 2012
Spring Video Message
March 21, 2012
Campus Plan Approval by D.C. Zoning Commission
March 5, 2012
Project Team: Social Responsibility
February 1, 2012
Launch of 2012 University Awards Process
January 23, 2012
Spring Semester 2012
January 17, 2012
Social Responsibility Principles for AU Business Partners
January 12, 2012
Transition in Relationship with AUN

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2011

December 14, 2011
AU Wishes Holiday Video
November 29, 2011
Fall Video Message
November 10, 2011
Social Responsibility Principles (Draft)
September 27, 2011
Fall Semester and Start of School
September 11, 2011
Reflecting Upon the September 11 Anniversary
September 9, 2011
Security and AU Emergency Preparedness
August 31, 2011
Commemorating the September 11 Anniversary
August 28, 2011
Hurricane Irene Aftermath
August 26, 2011
Hurricane Irene Preparations
August 23, 2011
Earthquake Response and Assessment
August 19, 2011
Welcome Back Video
May 10, 2011
Spring Video Message
May 4, 2011 2011 President's Award and University Student Awards
March 31, 2011 Mid-Semester Update
March 21, 2011 AU's Facilities Future—The 2011 Campus Plan
March 14, 2011 Recent Events in Japan
March 4, 2011 Final Strategic Plan Objectives, 2011-2013
January 27, 2011 Strategic Plan Town Hall Rescheduled
January 24, 2011 2011 Campus Plan—Public Comment Draft
January 21, 2011 Strategic Plan Objectives—Next Steps*
January 20, 2011 Launch of 2011 University Awards Process

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2010

December 20, 2010
End of Semester Update
December 10, 2010
Holiday Video Card
November 17, 2010
Fall Video Message
November 11, 2010
Strategic Plan: Setting Objectives for the Next Two Years
October 14, 2010
2011 Campus Plan
September 27, 2010
Strategic Plan Progress Report*
September 20, 2010
Fall Semester Update
September 10, 2010
Bishop James K. Mathews, Trustee Emeritus & University Friend
August 14, 2010
Welcome Back Video
July 27, 2010
Mid-Summer Update
May 4, 2010
President's Award & Other University Student Award Recipients
April 14, 2010
Spring Semester Update
February 16, 2010
Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
February 11, 2010
February Snowstorm
February 5, 2010
Mid-Semester Update
February 5, 2010
Statement on American University of Nigeria
January 28, 2010
Launch of 2010 University Awards Process
January 15, 2010
Haiti Relief Efforts & Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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2009

December 4, 2009
End of Semester Update
October 19, 2009
Mid-Semester Update
August 28, 2009
H1N1 Update
July 23, 2009
Summer Update
July 13, 2009
Dr. Cyrus Katzen, AU Friend and Benefactor
June 10, 2009
Testimony on Army Corps Project
April 29, 2009
Monitoring Swine Flu Outbreaks
April 10, 2009
Campus Update
March 11, 2009
Patriot League Championship Pregame Pep Rally
March 6, 2009
Report on the Implementation of the Strategic Plan
February 5, 2009
Campus Update
January 30, 2009
Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
January 29, 2009
Launch of 2009 Awards Process
January 16, 2009
Priorities for Strategic Plan Objectives and Action Steps
January 15, 2009
Inauguration Activities - January 17-20

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2008

December 19, 2008
End of Semester Update
December 1, 2008
AU in the Next Decade - Our New Strategic Plan
November 17, 2008
Status of the Draft Strategic Plan
November 3, 2008
Mid-Fall Update
October 27, 2008
Draft AU Strategic Plan - Comments due November 3*
October 25, 2008
Saturday Events on Campus
October 8, 2008
BOT Meeting Summary and Strategic Plan Next Steps
October 6, 2008
Commencement 2009
October 3, 2008
Current Financial Climate at AU
September 29, 2008
VP of Development and Alumni Relations - Dr. Thomas J. Minar
September 4, 2008
Fall Semester Update
August 25, 2008
AU Draft Strategic Plan*
July 25, 2008
AU Strategic Plan: Draft Themes and Strategies*
July 8, 2008
Strategic Planning at AU: A Six Month Progress Report*
June 19, 2008
Record First-Year Class and Anticipated Impact
June 13, 2008
Army Corps Summer Update
May 7, 2008
Appointment of University Provost
May 1, 2008
Campus Update
April 23, 2008
New Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
April 17, 2008
Adoption of the Presidents Climate Commitment
April 8, 2008
Campus Beautification Day
April 2, 2008
Provost Search Update
March 12, 2008
Patriot League Final Pregame Celebration
March 4, 2008
Strategic Planning Update
February 28, 2008
Update on Army Corps Activity
February 15, 2008
Recent Tragedies on College Campuses
February 15, 2008
Update on the Provost Search
February 8, 2008
Inaugural Address
January 31, 2008
Campus Update
January 28, 2008
Launch of 2008 University Awards Process
January 23, 2008
Army Corps Update and Resumption of Work
January 16, 2008
AU Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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2007

November 19, 2007
President's Inauguration and Related Activities
November 14, 2007
Strategic Planning*
November 13, 2007
Provost's Search
October 29, 2007
Reminder of Army Corps Work Along Glenbrook Road
October 19, 2007
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
October 15, 2007
Fall Update
September 28, 2007
Statement Regarding Shuttle Operators Union
September 27, 2007
Army Corps of Engineers Work Along Glenbrook Road
September 6, 2007
Announcement Regarding VP-International Affairs Bob Pastor
September 5, 2007
Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness
August 8, 2007
AU Reacts to Britain's Proposed Boycott of Israeli Universities
July 20, 2007
Remarks from President-Elect Neil Kerwin
April 27, 2007
Emergency Preparedness at AU
April 17, 2007
The Virginia Tech Tragedy
April 3, 2007
Campus Beautification Day and the Talloires Declaration
March 22, 2007
Keith Gill Named Director of Athletics
February 23, 2007
Campus Update
February 20, 2007
Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
January 29, 2007
Launch of the 2007 University Awards Process
January 16, 2007
Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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2006

December 1, 2006
University Policies Regarding Information Confidentiality and Security
November 17, 2006
Campus Update
November 14, 2006
International Travel Policy
October 16, 2006
Working Group on Social Responsibility
October 13, 2006
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
September 19, 2006
Athletics Department Transition Management
September 11, 2006
Army Corps Activities
September 5, 2006
University Budget Development Process
September 1, 2006
AU Abroad and Abroad at AU
August 30, 2006
Fall Semester 2006 Update
August 25, 2006
Athletic Director Joni Comstock Named NCAA Senior VP
June 8, 2006
End-of-Semester/Summer Update
May 10, 2006
Kenia Rodriguez, 2006 President's Award Recipient
April 17, 2006
Amendment to AU Wage Policy
April 12, 2006
Campus Beautification Day
April 5, 2006
Campus Forum with the Interim President
April 3, 2006
Campus Update
March 1, 2006
Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
February 6, 2006
Campus Update
January 24, 2006
Launch of 2006 University Awards Process
January 18, 2006
Events Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

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2005

December 9, 2005
Campus Update
November 4, 2005
Campus Update
November 1, 2005
Announcement Regarding Vice President Al Checcio
October 20, 2005 Campus Update for Alumni
October 20, 2005
Campus Update for Parents
October 10, 2005
Board of Trustees Meeting Summary
October 9, 2005
Board of Trustees Meeting on October 10
October 5, 2005
Information Related to Board Inquiry
September 26, 2005
Campus Update
September 2, 2005
Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
August 30, 2005
Appointment of Acting Provost

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