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Fall 2020

November 23, 2020
11/23 Update: Thankful
November 16, 2020
11/16 COVID-19 Update: The Strength of the AU Community
November 2, 2020
11/2 COVID-19 Update: Election Day
October 26, 2020
10/26 COVID-19 Update: Moving AU Forward for Spring 2021
October 12, 2020
10/12 COVID-19 Update: Halfway Through Fall, Looking Forward to Spring
October 5, 2020
Promoting Democracy this Election Day
September 28, 2020
9/28 COVID-19 Update: An Enduring Strategy for Uncertain Times
September 21, 2020
9/21 COVID-19 Update: Living Our Values Through Our Next Financial Actions
September 14, 2020
9/14 COVID-19 Update: AU in Action
September 8, 2020
9/8 COVID-19 Update: Honoring the Work of AU Eagles
August 31, 2020
8/31 COVID-19 Update: We Now Return to our Regularly Scheduled Updates
August 24, 2020
Welcome Back Eagles, Near and Far

Summer 2020

August 17, 2020
8/17 COVID-19 Update: Fall Health and Safety Measures and Action Required for All Community Members
July 30, 2020
7/30 COVID-19 Update: Adapting the AU Forward Fall Plan
July 7, 2020
Working for Racial Equity at American University
July 2, 2020
Announcing the New Office of Equity and Title IX
June 19, 2020
6/19 COVID-19 Update: Addressing Our Financial Future as We Move AU Forward
June 16, 2020
6/16 COVID-19 Update: AU Forward: The Plan for Fall 2020

Spring 2020

May 31, 2020
A Message on Racism and the Pain in Our Communities
May 26, 2020
5/26 COVID-19 Update: Working Towards Fall 2020 and the Challenges Still to Come
May 18, 2020
Memo: Office of the Provost Transition
May 11, 2020
5/11 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
May 4, 2020
5/4 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
April 27, 2020
4/27 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
April 20, 2020
4/20 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
April 17, 2020
4/17 COVID-19 Update: Financial Impacts and Planning for the Future
April 13, 2020
4/13 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
April 6, 2020
4/6 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
April 3, 2020
Memo: Summer Classes and Providing Support and Opportunities for Our Students
March 30, 2020
3/30 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
March 30, 2020
Memo: Sharing News on AU Spring Commencement
March 23, 2020
3/23 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
March 16, 2020
3/16 COVID-19 Update: Our Weekly Message to the AU Community
March 12, 2020
3/12 COVID-19 Update: Important Changes for our Community
March 10, 2020
COVID-19 Update: AU to conduct all classes online following extended spring break
February 19, 2020
Memo: Addressing Racist Language in Our Community
February 6, 2020
Memo: Appointment of Vice Provost and Chief Online Officer
January 29, 2020
Memo: Appointment of University Vice President and Chief Information Officer
January 28, 2020
Letter: I'm Grateful for Dishwashers
January 24, 2020
Memo: Launch of Nomination Process—2020 University Awards for Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni

Fall 2019

December 6, 2019
Letter: Even Presidents Take a Class Once in a While
November 21, 2019
Memo: Happy Thanksgiving - Early Dismissal on Wednesday, November 27
November 1, 2019
Memo: Trustees Join Together to Support East Campus
October 21, 2019
Letter: Yes, I Teared Up
September 17, 2019
Memo: AU Receives $3 Million Gift to Launch New Era in Athletics
September 9, 2019
Letter: Welcome to AU–new and returning Eagles!
September 4, 2019
Memo: Alumni Board Seeks New Members
August 30, 2019
Memo: Dave Swartz

Summer 2019

August 7, 2019
Memo: This Past Weekend's Tragic Events
July 12, 2019
Letter: Commencements, Congratulations, and Cupcakes
July 11, 2019
Memo: Our Performance Management Goals
June 18, 2019
Memo: The Sine Institute of Policy and Politics Executive Director
June 13, 2019
Memo: Appointment of University Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
June 12, 2019
Memo: July 5

Spring 2019

May 9, 2019
Letter: Thank You, Class of 2019
April 10, 2019
Letter: A Note to Our Community
March 28, 2019
Letter: Spring Has Sprung at AU
March 28, 2019
Memo: Nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards
March 7, 2019
Memo: David Taylor & Meg Clemmer
March 4, 2019
Memo: Dr. Terry Flannery
February 13, 2019
Letter: Building An Inclusive Community: One Year Update
January 24, 2019
Memo: Launch of Nomination Process - 2019 University Awards for Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni
January 18, 2019
Letter: A Snowy Start to 2019
January 18, 2019
Memo: Organizational Shift to Support Strategic Plan Implementation

Fall 2017

December 15, 2017
Video: 2017 Holiday Video
December 8, 2017
Letter: Checking in Before the Holidays
October 30, 2017
Memo: Appointment of Chief of Staff and Counselor to the President
October, 26, 2017
Letter: Hope you enjoyed your fall break
September 27, 2017
Memo: Standing Together Against Hate
September 5, 2017
Memo: Update on Resources and Support for AU's Undocumented Students
August 31, 2017
Memo: Appointment of Fanta Aw as Vice President of Campus Life
August 25, 2017
Letter: Dear AU Community, Welcome back to campus!

Summer 2017 (Sylvia M. Burwell, President)

August 18, 2017
Video: Fall 2017 Welcome
August 13, 2017
Statement: The tragic and violent events in Charlottesville
July 17, 2017
Memo: Progress on Diversity and Inclusion
June 23, 2017
Memo: New Diversity and Inclusion Website
June 1, 2017
Memo: Message from the President

Spring 2017 (Neil Kerwin, President)

May 31, 2017
Memo: Retirement of Mary Kennard, Vice President and General Counsel
May 22, 2017
Memo: Effect of a Recent Local Tragedy
May 1, 2017
Memo: Racial Incident
March 8, 2017
Memo: Interim Vice President of Campus Life
February 15, 2017
Memo: Strategic Plan Goals for Years 9 and 10
February 10, 2017
Memo: Resources and Support for AU's Undocumented Students
January 31, 2017
Memo: Continued Support for AU's International Community
January 25, 2017
Memo: Launch of 2017 University Awards Nomination Process
January 17, 2017
Memo: Transition: Retirement of Gail Short Hanson, Vice President of Campus Life

 

December 14, 2016
Memo: Support for Undocumented Students
December 13, 2016
Video: Holiday Greeting
December 13, 2016
Memo: End of Semester Update
November 11, 2016
Memo: Setting the Standard for Discourse and Understanding
October 13, 2016
Memo: Call for Objectives, Final Two Years of AU's Strategic Plan
October 13, 2016
Report: Strategic Plan Objectives: Fall 2016*
September 19, 2016
Memo: Recent Events and Climate of Inclusion
September 14, 2016
Memo: Gift of Airlie Center in Warrenton, VA
August 31, 2016
Memo: President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion
August 24, 2016
Memo: Welcome Video: 14 Tips for First-Years
July 19, 2016
Memo: Mid-Summer Update
May 5, 2016
Memo: Tuition Scholarships for Contract Partners
April 22, 2016
Memo: Community Response to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan and Next Steps
March 28, 2016
Memo: 2016 Transition
February 29, 2016
Memo: Immediate Actions to Build a More Diverse and Inclusive University
February 19, 2016
Memo: Launch of Nomination Process -- 2016 University Award
December 11, 2015
Memo: Update on Building a More Inclusive American University
December 10, 2015
Video: Holiday Greeting
October 21, 2015
Memo: Memorial Service for Former Provost Milton Greenberg
September 21, 2015
Memo: Pope Francis's Visit to Washington, D.C.
September 15, 2015
Memo: Fall Semester Update
September 10, 2015
Memo: Former Provost Milton Greenberg
August 24, 2015
Memo: Welcome Message for New Students
August 17, 2015
Memo: School of Public Affairs professor Julian Bond
August 6, 2015
Memo: Courtney Surls Named VP, Development and Alumni Relations
July 22, 2015
Memo: Appointment of David Swartz as Vice President
May 28, 2015
Memo: Development and Alumni Relations Transition
April 9, 2015
Memo: Spring Semester Update
March 31, 2015
Memo: Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations Search
February 19, 2015
Memo: Final Review of Strategic Plan Objectives, Years 7 and 8
January 26, 2015
Memo: Launch of Nomination Process -- 2015 University Awards
January 23, 2015
Memo: VP of Development and Alumni Relations Tom Minar
December 12, 2014
Video: 2014 Holiday Card
December 12, 2014
Memo: Campus Climate
December 2, 2014
Memo: National and Campus Issues That Merit Attention
October 29, 2014
Memo: Changes to AU Commencement
October 21, 2014
Memo: Strategic Plan-Past Progress & Call for Objectives
October 21, 2014
Report: Strategic Plan Objectives: Fall 2014*
September 25, 2014
Memo: Fall Semester Update
July 24, 2014
Memo: Mid-Summer Campus Update
July 1, 2014
Video: President's 2014 Video Messages
May 2, 2014
Memo: End of Semester Update
April 21, 2014
Memo: Student Conduct
April 21, 2014
Memo: New Requirement for University Licensees Producing Licensed Apparel
February 5, 2014
Memo: Spring Semester Update
January 30, 2014
Memo: Launch of Nomination Process -- 2014 University Awards
January 13, 2014
Memo: Tribute and Memorial Service for Don Myers
January 13, 2014
Memo: Doug Kudravetz, Interim CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
December 26, 2013
Statement: ASA Resolution to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions
November 8, 2013
Memo: Public Comment Period on AU Middle States Accreditation
August 9, 2013
Memo: Tobacco- and Smoke-Free Policy Announcement
November 5, 2012
Memo: AU to Go Smoke- and Tobacco-Free
September 21, 2012
Report: Strategic Plan Progress Report, Years 3 & 4*
March 21, 2012
Memo: Campus Plan Approval by D.C. Zoning Commission
March 5, 2012
Memo: Project Team: Social Responsibility
January 17, 2012
Memo: Social Responsibility Principles for AU Business Partners
January 12, 2012
Memo: Transition in Relationship with AUN
September 27, 2011
Report: Strategic Plan Progress Report, Years 1 & 2*
March 21, 2011
Memo: AU's Facilities Future-The 2011 Campus Plan
September 27, 2010
Report: Strategic Plan Progress Report*
February 16, 2010
Memo: Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
November 20, 2009
Report: Strategic Plan Progress Report*
June 10, 2009
Testimony: Army Corps Project
November 21, 2008
Report: Strategic Plan: Leadership for a Changing World
June 13, 2008
Memo: Army Corps Summer Update
April 17, 2008
Memo: Adoption of the Presidents Climate Commitment
February 28, 2008
Memo: Update on Army Corps Activity
January 23, 2008
Memo: Army Corps Update and Resumption of Work
September 28, 2007
Statement: Regarding Shuttle Operators Union
September 27, 2007
Memo: Army Corps of Engineers Work Along Glenbrook Road
April 27, 2007
Memo: Emergency Preparedness at AU
April 3, 2007
Memo: Campus Beautification Day and the Talloires Declaration
February 20, 2007
Memo: Affirmative Action Program Statement Policy
December 1, 2006
Memo: University Policies Regarding Information Confidentiality and Security
November 14, 2006
Memo: International Travel Policy
September 5, 2006
Memo: University Budget Development Process
April 17, 2006
Memo: Amendment to AU Wage Policy

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