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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: A Champion of Proactive Diversity in Business

Race, inclusion, diversity—these are the issues that Kogod professor Sonya Grier focuses all of her energy on; and when she talks about her work, her passion shines through.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: SOC Alumna Susan Zirinsky Named President of CBS News

CBS News veteran and American University School of Communication (AU SOC) alumna Susan Zirinsky has been named president of the CBS news division the company announced on January 6.

State institution: These 4-year District of Columbia schools attract the most in-state students

University of the District of Columbia, Trinity Washington University and Strayer University-District of Columbia enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Daniel J. Myers Named American University Provost

American University President Sylvia M. Burwell announced today the selection of Daniel J. Myers as provost and chief academic officer effective January 15, 2019.

American University wrestling earned nearly $1 million in 2016

American University wrestling brought in $32,023 per athlete in revenue in 2016, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

American University fields most volleyball players in Washington, D.C.

American University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in Washington, D.C., according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

These 4-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

University of Phoenix-Washington DC, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus and University of the District of Columbia have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates among four-year schools in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

Georgetown University, George Washington University and American University have the best 'on time' graduation rates among four-year schools in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Project on Civil Discourse Guest Lecture Examines First Amendment

Addressing an audience at AU as part of a lecture series on Oct. 17 sponsored by the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) Project on Civil Discourse, Garrett Epps explained that he is a big believer in free speech — even when it’s difficult at times to tolerate.

State institution: These 4-year District of Columbia schools attract the fewest in-state students

Strayer University-Global Region, American University and Gallaudet University enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Students Simulate the G20 Leaders’ Summit

Model G20 is the type of program that attracts students to American University.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Strayer University-Global Region, American University and Gallaudet University enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: Former Secretary Jack Lew Addresses “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis”

American University Washington College of Law’s Business Law Program presented “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis,” a discussion with former Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Wednesday, Oct. 10.

These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Georgetown University, American University and Catholic University of America are among four-year schools in the U.S. with the best 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Which District of Columbia colleges receive the least federal student aid?

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus and Strayer University-Global Region reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of

Which District of Columbia colleges receive the most federal student aid?

Howard University and Technical Learning Centers Inc reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: AU Receives $5 Million Gift to Advance Sciences

American University announced on September 6 that Board of Trustees member Gary Abramson, SPA/BA ’68, and his wife Pennie Abramson have made a generous $5 million gift to begin construction of the new Hall of Science.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Georgetown University and George Washington University have the best 'on time' graduation rates in District of Columbia, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).

29 percent of applicants to American University were admitted for fall 2017

At American University, 98 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 62 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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