A Voice and a Force for Liberal Education

The American Association of Colleges and Universities is a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the vitality and democratic purposes of undergraduate liberal education.

What's New

Annual Meeting\

2022 Annual Meeting

Drawing on the capacity for innovation demonstrated across higher education during the pandemic, the 2022 Annual Meeting will showcase and examine new models, practices, and solutions aimed at reinvigorating liberal education in service to democracy.

Conference\

2022 Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment

The conference will focus on reimagining curricular structures, pedagogical approaches, and assessment methods in order truly to make quality and equity the hallmarks of excellence in undergraduate education in service to democracy.

2022 National Day of Racial Healing: January 18

AAC&U calls on colleges and universities across the country to engage in activities, events, or strategies that promote healing and foster engagement around the issues of racism, bias, inequity, and injustice in our society.

AAC&U serves as a catalyst and facilitator for innovations that improve educational quality and equity and that support the success of all students.

Campus Priorities

Although each campus has a unique mission and culture, institutions across higher education face similar challenges and emerging trends. AAC&U supports our members with timely resources and evidence-based guidance focused on their top priorities.

Become an AAC&U Member

Membership is open to US and international higher education institutions as well as state systems and agencies, other organizations, and individuals.