The Office of Campus Life initiated the Veterans' Liaison Network to help ensure that AU's student veterans navigate the university successfully to achieve their educational objectives. Network members will be veterans' principal contacts in their respective departments and will collaborate with one another to ensure that veterans' needs are being met and that problems are addressed quickly and effectively.
The Veterans Liaison Network is Chaired by Marianne Huger Thomson, Associate Dean of Students and includes the following AU staff members:
Marianne Huger Thomson serves as the Interim Senior Director of the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC). In this role, Dr. Thomson oversees academic support resources, disability services, and the student athlete support program. Prior to her r… More
Heidi Abraham oversees the student billing team. She has been in higher education since 2005 and joined AU Student Accounts in April of 2011. Her past experience includes student admissions and advising, active duty military and veterans benefits, an… More
Judi joined the WCL Financial Aid staff in August of 2006. Her primary role is assisting students in funding their law school studies. She particularly enjoys the talking with her students and learning about their interests and how best she can help … More
Lana Knox serves as the Assistant Director of Bridge Programs in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Lana coordinates AU's Graduate Professional Studies (formerly known as the Graduate Gateway Program) and Test Prep Programs. Lana also wor… More
Megan joined American University in October 2011 as the Manager of Three-Year Bachelor Programs. Her role soon expanded beyond three-year degree programs to encompass other undergraduate initiatives, including working with transfer students.
Prior … More
Shelley Morris serves as the graduate advisor for the department of justice, law, and criminology. As the advisor for JLC, she is here to help you make the most of your JLC experience by providing information,
answering academic inquiries and conne… More
Jack joined the CAS advising unit in 2002. He works with students intending to major in American studies, elementary education, Jewish studies, math, statistics, philosophy, religion, foreign languages, and with undecided students, letters D - H. Pre… More
Brian leads the experiential education efforts for the career center, teaming with faculty, students, alumni, and employers to develop the most comprehensive and career focused experiences possible. He continues to enhance the global experience of Am… More