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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.

Recent News

Spring 2014 Open Forum with Board Chair Jeff Sine and President Neil Kerwin

The AU community is invited to attend a question-and-answer session with AU's president and Board of Trustees chair, on Tuesday, April 22, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Butler Board Room. Topics include facilities updates, social responsibility, and more. The forum is held each fall and spring.

Winter 2014 Board Meeting Summary

The American University Board of Trustees met February 20-21, 2014 for its winter session with two days of meetings and related activities. Read more...