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.
Spring Open Forum
On April 15, AU President Neil Kerwin, Board Chair Jeff Sine, and incoming Board Chair Jack Cassell held an open forum with members of the AU community.
Winter 2015 Board of Trustees Meeting
On March 5 and 6, the American University Board of Trustees held its late winter meeting and took a number of important actions relating to leadership, facilities, and budget. Read more...