Office of the President | Cornelius M. Kerwin, President


  • Office of the President
    Fax: 202-885-3279
    President's Office Building, Room 1

    Neil Kerwin

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Welcome to AU

Here you'll find a vibrant community with first-rate faculties and academic programs grounded in the arts and sciences, combined with an enduring commitment to the community.

Messages from the President

July 24, 2014: Mid-Summer Campus Update

With the new academic year rapidly approaching, I am providing an update on a number of important topics that will command our attention over the coming months. Read more...

July 1, 2014: 2014 Video Message

As we prepare for the 2014-2015 academic year, we invite you to reflect on the past year's accomplishments through a series of four brief videos that celebrate the American University community. Watch videos...


Step Up AU

Step Up AU

Step Up is an award-winning (NASPA Gold) bystander intervention program that teaches students how to intervene in problematic situations including alcohol abuse, hazing, depression, sexual assault, discrimination, anger, eating disorders, academic misconduct, and more.

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AU Nats Night

AU Nats Night 2014

On Friday, August 22, the AU community gathered once again to celebrate its own community alongside thousands of baseball fans at Nationals Park. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni enjoyed a pregame picnic before the hometown Nats took on the San Francisco Giants.

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Opening Convocation

AU Class of 2018

President Kerwin and AU administration, faculty, staff, and alumni welcomed the Class of 2018 to AU on August 22 with a celebration on the quad and opening convocation in Bender Arena.

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Stand with AU

Stand with AU

Through the Stand with AU campaign, American University is enhancing its measures to address misconduct, prevent sexual violence, and support victims and survivors.

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Success Story

Melissa Ramos

Melissa Ramos, SPA/BA '16 wins first AU Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award

After announcing a new book award to students this summer, the AU Latino Alumni Alliance proudly recognizes Melissa Ramos as the first winner

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Supporting American University enables us to meet the many challenges facing higher education today. Contributions from alumni, friends, parents, faculty, and staff help us build on AU's rich history while providing world-class opportunities for today's students.

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