Association of american colleges and universities


AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises nearly 1,400 member institutions—including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, research universities, and comprehensive universities of every type and size. AAC&U organizes its work around four broad goals: -LEAP: Liberal Education as a Global Necessity -Quality: 21st Century Markers for the Value of US Degrees -Equity: Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Student Success -Social Responsibility: Integrative Liberal Learning for the Global Commons Through its publications, meetings, public advocacy, and programs, AAC&U provides a powerful voice for liberal education. AAC&U works to reinforce the commitment to liberal education at both the national and the local level and to help individual colleges and universities keep the quality of student learning at the core of their work as they evolve to meet new economic and social challenges. With a one-hundred year history and national stature, AAC&U is an influential catalyst for educational improvement and reform.

Company Details


Size: 51-200 employees

Founded: 1915

Headquaters: washington, district of columbia, united states

Association of american colleges and universities Org Chart