News & Announcements
AU COVID-19 Update: Important Changes for our Community
March 12, 2020 - President Sylvia Burwell announcements updates and guidance to the AU Community regarding COVID-19. These updates include information and action plans for faculty, staff, and students.
COVID-19 Update to American University Faculty & Staff
American University Sick Leave and Leave Share Policies
February 3, 2020 — Beth Muha, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, announces updates to the Sick & Safe Leave and the Leave Share policies, effective January 24, 2020. These updates support full-time staff, eligible part-time staff, and library faculty who seek to take paid time off for parental and family leave.
American University New Personnel Policies
Background Screening and Out of State Policies
December 18, 2019 - HR announces the Background Screening Policy and the Out-of-State Staffing Policy.
Letter to American University Medicare-Eligible Retirees
September 13, 2019 - American University is proud to support the wellness of our retired faculty and staff and providing comprehensive health insurance to retirees is among our highest priorities. The university is taking steps to improve retiree benefits based on feedback that we received and we are pleased to announce changes that are responsive to the feedback and will provide our retirees with greater choices and more affordable options.