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Recent News & Announcements

January 27, 2017 Chronicle of Higher Education article, From Obama's Cabinet to the Presidency of American U.

January 26, 2016 Washington Business Journal article, Former Obama official tapped to lead American University

November 30, 2016 Board Chair Jack Cassell's Late Fall 2016 Meeting Summary (includes Search Update)

June 22, 2016 Search Chair Jeff Sine's Memo (Final Position Profile & Search Update)

June 2, 2016 Board Secretary David Taylor's Memo (Draft Presidential Position Profile)

May 17, 2016 Search Chair Jeff Sine's Memo (Committee Members, Nomination & Feedback Mechanisms)

April 14, 2016 Search Chair Jeff Sine's Memo (Search Firm, Listening Sessions & Email Account)

April 5, 2016 Board Chair Jack Cassell's Memo (Presidential Search Committee & Next Steps)

March 28, 2016 Board Chair Jack Cassell's Memo about the Presidential Transition