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AU ranks near bottom among peer schools in compensation for assistant professors

(10/25/17 4:10pm)

American University’s assistant professors earned an average compensation of $104,400 in 2016-17, according to the American Association of University Professors, a nonprofit organization that collects salary data from universities annually. AU’s average compensation for assistant professors ranks 10th out of 12 peer institutions. This is below the average compensation of $123,116 for professors of the same rank among the school’s peers, including D.C. schools like Georgetown University, George Washington University and Catholic University, as well as city universities, such as Fordham University and Boston University.

AU professor explains how he correctly predicted election outcome

(11/10/16 1:17am)

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election last night marked a historic moment for the nation. It also confirmed another correct prediction for AU history professor Allan Lichtman, the man behind the famous “Keys to the White House” strategy. Lichtman received criticism from many in September when he predicted a win for Trump.