On Sunday, AUSG President Taylor Dumpson joined dozens of student leaders from across the country to support the students of the University of Virginia as their campus and their community move forward from racist demonstrations and a heartbreaking act of terror.
AUSG offers support and stands in solidarity with the UVA Student Council in response to white supremacist and neo-Nazi demonstrations at UVA and act of terror in Charlottesville.
The 2017-2018 Executive Board marks the second anniversary of the tragic death of Kevin Sutherland, an AU and AUSG alum who served two terms as AUSG Secretary.
AUSG President Taylor Dumpson spoke with incoming students at the beginning of each Eagle Summit session about her AU experience, the campus climate in the wake of the May 1, 2017 hate crime and how they should enter AU with a blank slate.
The Student Trustee-elect is an observer for the first term, and in the second term is a regular member of the Board. The American University Student Trustee is a regular member of the Board for purposes of meeting and committee participation and other general obligations of trusteeship, but does not have the power to vote.
AUSG President Taylor Dumpson moderated a town hall yesterday afternoon to bring together the American University community in planning attainable action steps in response to the hate crime on Monday. The following is a summary of points that were raised by the community during the meeting, which President Dumpson plans to work with the university on in the upcoming weeks.
AUSG President Taylor Dumpson sent the following email to the student body of American University on Wednesday, May 3 to announce a town hall meeting for Thursday, May 4, 2017.