Applications Open for the Student Leadership Fund

Today, AUSG launched the application for the AU Student Leadership Fund- available on the AUSG website.

Introducing the AU Student Leadership Fund

Today, AUSG announced the application process for the new AU Student Leadership Fund via email to the student body. 

Statement by the Executive Board on the Anniversary of the Loss of Kevin Sutherland

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's Eagle Summit Speech to the Class of 2021

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. 

Apply to be the AU Student Trustee


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.

Action Steps Identified to Move the AU Community Forward

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 Announces Town Hall

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. 


Personal Statement by Taylor Dumpson

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Taylor Dumpson issued the following statement as a student, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and AUSG President.

AUSG President Taylor Dumpson Statement on Racist Incident

AUSG President Taylor Dumpson issued the following statement on Monday, May 1, 2017 in response to a racist incident on the American University campus.  


Regarding Epsilon Iota: Don't be complicit in sexual violence

**Content Warning: Sexual and Interpersonal Violence**

AUSG President Devontae Torriente sent the following email to the student body on Friday, April 14, 2017 following notification by the Office of the Dean of Students of an unauthorized EI party this weekend.