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President/Executive Office

Leah Norton has served at AAU since March 2000.  As the Senior Executive Assistant to the President, she is responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of association issues in order to answer inquires and provide the president with comprehensive support.

Kenneth Coleman became Director for Partners Programs on May 31, 2016.

Mary Sue Coleman began her tenure as president of the Association of American Universities on May 31, 2016. Prior to joining the AAU, Coleman was president of the University of Michigan from 2002 to July 2014 (where she is now president and professor emerita) and president of the University of Iowa from 1995 to 2002. Long involved with the AAU, Coleman served as chair in 2011-2012.