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‘Step in the journey’: Burwell presents comprehensive plan for diversity, inclusion

(01/30/18 10:09am)

Almost exactly one year after she was first announced as AU’s next leader, University President Sylvia Burwell has released her administration’s diversity and inclusion strategy - what she’s calling AU’s plan for “inclusive excellence.” The 25-page-document includes a two year action plan detailing how the University will tackle issues of diversity in curriculum, policies and campus climate.

Politician and alum Jason Kander advises students on how to get the most out of AU

(01/29/18 5:17pm)

AU alum and Democratic politician Jason Kander visited campus Tuesday as part of a Kennedy Political Union and AU College Democrats event. Kander, who is best known for his unsuccessful Missouri Senate run against incumbent Roy Blunt, began the event by talking about how the University prepared him for the world of politics and provided opportunities for him to be successful. “I got a lot out of my experience here,” Kander said.