News & Announcements
COVID-19 Update: DC Phase Two
President Burwell's April 17 Message
On April 17, President Burwell discussed the current state of affairs and planning, including the announcement that expanded telework will continue until further notice.
President Burwell's March 30
In the second update on March 30, 2020, President Burwell announces the extension of the expanded telework environment to April 24 and other information for the operating status of the university.
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.
Hear from American University's President Sylvia Burwell, Provost Dan Myers, Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw, Chief of Staff and Counselor to the President Seth Grossman, and Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer Doug Kudravetz regarding the university’s response to COVID-19.
Thanks for a great Staff Appreciation Week!
Your continued dedication and hard work with your colleagues, teams, and the University is appreciated.