Actions & Expections

Following the most recent racist incident at AU on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 and the town hall held by AU on Wednesday, the American University Student Government presents these action steps and expectations of University leadership as we move forward. These points were created by the AUSG executive board with the endorsement of the Undergraduate Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Diversity & Inclusion.

AUSG Statement on Racist Posters on Campus

The American University Student Government issued the following statement after 10 Confederate posters were found on campus on Tuesday evening. (9/27/17, 1:00am)

AUSG Statement on the Launch of The Market

AUSG issued the following statement after the Office of Campus Life launched The Market, a student-operated food pantry at American University. 

AUSG Statement on Department of Education Title IX Strategy

AUSG shared the following sentiment regarding the Title IX changes announced last week by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos- that AU policies are still intact, will remain intact and will continue to be developed in order to protect all survivors.

AUSG Statement on DACA Action

The executive board of the American University Student Government issued the following statement on Tuesday, September 5 following the announcement by the Department of Justice that DACA will be rescinded.

AUSG Statement on Appointment of Dr. Fanta Aw as VP of Campus Life

AUSG issued the following statement after AU President Sylvia Burwell announced this morning the appointment of Dr. Fanta Aw to serve as the permanent Vice President of Campus Life. 

AUSG Statement on EI Dismissals

AUSG released the following statement on Monday, August 28, 2017 in response to the announcement by American University that 18 students have been dismissed from the University and an additional one faces other sanctions for involvement in the underground organization Epsilon Iota (EI).

AUSG President Taylor Dumpson's Welcome Speech at Explore DC

AUSG President Taylor Dumpson spoke with incoming students at the Explore DC opening ceremonies on Tuesday, August 22 about volunteering, service and opportunity at AU and in the DC community.

AUSG President Taylor Dumpson Joins Student Leaders From Across the Country in Support of UVA

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 Statement in Support of the UVA Student Council & the University of Virginia Community

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.