Mary Sue's Desk contains blog posts and speeches from former AAU President Mary Sue Coleman on prominent and emerging issues facing research universities and the broader higher education community.
My tenure at AAU comes to an end on July 31, 2020. This is my last blog post, and I would like to use it as an opportunity to thank all of AAU’s members – our presidents, chancellors, administrators, faculty, students, and other supporters – for a truly meaningful four-plus years here.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman published a blog post that includes examples of the real-world effects of the ICE guidance on international students - gathered via the #StudentBan hashtag on Twitter – and highlights AAU’s ongoing efforts to fight back against the guidance.
As with the COVID-19 crisis, America’s leading research universities can and must lead our campuses, communities, and nation toward a better future on race relations.
When it comes to fighting COVID-19, AAU schools lead the way in more than research and medical care
Colleges and universities across America are coping with the effects of COVID-19 and are taking proactive steps to limit the spread of the virus on their campuses and its effect on their communities
75 Years After Vannevar Bush’s “Science, The Endless Frontier,” the Government-University Partnership Remains Vital but Needs Recommitment for the 21st Century
It’s now 2020, and we are working with the United States Census Bureau to ensure an accurate count of students in the 2020 Census
AAU is encouraged by the NSF-commissioned JASON report, and will continue to urge Congress and policymakers in the Executive Branch to balance the values of openness and collaboration with the need to ensure research security and integrity.
President Mary Sue Coleman writes in her blog that although the outcome of the Supreme Court case is in doubt, AAU will keep fighting for a permanent legislative solution
President Mary Sue Coleman reflects on the information gleaned from AAU's 2019 survey on sexual assault and misconduct on campus.