Administration and Local News


Administration and Local News
SPA dean to step down

School of Public Affairs Dean Barbara Romzek will step down from her position, effective July 1, according to a memo released by Provost Scott Bass on Thursday. Romzek will transition to professor in the SPA Department of Public Administration and Policy.

Administration and Local News
Looking into snow day protocols

Sometimes even an inch of snow can send the District into a frenzy. American University experienced several snow days over the past few years, and despite having none so far this year, AU relies on strict protocol and an extensive plan in preparation of winter flurries. When students hear about the potential for snow, their first thoughts may be whether or not they have a day off from school.

Administration and Local News
AU trustee resigns to join Trump administration

AU trustee Gary Cohn resigned from the Board of Trustees on Jan. 25 after accepting a position in President Donald Trump’s cabinet as Director of the National Economic Council, Student Government President Devontae Torriente confirmed during an Undergraduate Senate meeting on Sunday. Cohn, a graduate of AU, also left his post as the president and chief operating officer (COO) for Goldman Sachs upon acceptance of his new position.