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Spring 2024 Communications
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Update on Campus Safety Review and Assessment

February 26, 2024 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer

FY24 and FY25 Budget Updates

February 2, 2024 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Tenleytown Shuttle Stop Resumes Service January 26, 2024 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management
Water main Break Affecting Tenleytown Shuttle Stop January 25, 2024 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management
Taking Immediate Actions to Support Safety and a Sense of Belonging January 25, 2024 American University Community Sylvia M. Burwell, President, American University; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement January 24, 2024 AU Faculty and Staff Payroll Office

Arrest and Resolution in 2022 Leonard Hall Incident
January 19, 2024 American University Community Sylvia M. Burwell, President, American University; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Welcome Back! Spring 2024 Dining and Student Thriving Complex Updates January 18, 2024 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Jonathan McCann, Assistant Vice President, Planning and Project Management; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie
Strategic Workforce Assessment: Your Opportunity to Provide Input January 9, 2024 AU Faculty and Staff

Seth Grossman, Vice President of Administration and Chief Administrative Officer; 
Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Beth Muha, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

 
Fall 2023 Communications
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Exploring Opportunities to Enhance AU’s Benefits Programs December 14, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff

Seth Grossman, Vice President of People and External Affairs, 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, PhD, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer

Winter Holiday Energy Curtailment Message December 8, 2023 American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering
FY24 and FY25 Budget Update December 7, 2023 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
End of Fall Semester Dining Updates December 6, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services
Crime Alert: Theft at 3301 New Mexico Ave, NW December 6, 2023 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Year-End Winter Holidays Closure Message December 5, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
December Community Forums December 1, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Crime Alert: Armed Robbery, Assault in 3700 Block of Nebraska Ave. NW November 28, 2023 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project Update November 27, 2023 American University Community Fitzroy Smith, Assistant Vice President, Compliance, Safety and Enterprise Risk Management
Office of Finance and Treasurer Staffing Update November 27, 2023 Deans, Directors, and Department Heads Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Actions to Support Community Safety November 16, 2023 American University Community

Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Raymond Ou, Vice President of Student Affairs

Upcoming Renovation Work in the Mary Graydon Center and Terrace Dining Room November 15, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Jonathan McCann, Assistant Vice President, Planning and Project Management; 
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie
Crime Alert: Robbery in 3900 Block of Nebraska Ave. NW November 10, 2023 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Update on Leonard Hall Investigation and Campus Actions to Address Sexual Assault and Harassment November 9, 2023 American University Community Sara Baldassaro, Interim Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Chief of Staff to the President
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Raymond Ou, Vice President of Student Affairs
November 3 Community Webinar Recording and Resources Available November 7, 2023 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer 
Reminder: Inaugural AU-Airlie Fall Festival and 5K Race This Weekend! November 7, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff The Airlie, Auxiliary Services, and AHealthyU Teams
Main and East Campus Electrical Systems Work Planned for December 27 and 28 November 3, 2023 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
You’re Invited to AU Kitchen’s U-Club Pop Up This Week! October 30, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services
AU Community Safety and Well-Being October 27, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Phil Morse, AVP, University Police & Emergency Management
Campus-Wide Seasonal Switchover from Cooling to Heating October 26, 2023 American University Community Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
Recording of October Community Forum Session Available October 24, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Campus Harm Reduction Update October 19, 2023 American University Community Raymond Lu Ming Ou, Vice President of Student Affairs; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
FY24 and FY25 Budget Update October 17, 2023 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer;
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Canceled: October 11 and 12 Community Forums October 11, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Annual Notice for Campus Dining Health and Safety Measures October 5, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services
Advancing Campus Safety October 4, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Reports September 29, 2023 American University Community Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police & Emergency Management
October 2023 Community Forums September 26, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer;
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
AU-Airlie 5K Fun Run Race and Fall Festival September 20, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Seth Grossman, Vice President of People and External Affairs
Leave Balance Issue Corrected September 12, 2023 Monthly Employees Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Sick Leave Balances Displaying Incorrectly for Some Monthly Employees September 7, 2023 Monthly Employees Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
4401 Connecticut Ave. NW Parking Garage Incident, Sep. 6, 2023 September 6, 2023 4401 Connecticut Ave. Occupants Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, AU Police and Emergency Management; 
Reminder: Sign up for our Airlie Berkshire Farm's CSA this fall! September 6, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie
AU Campus Safety and Security Resources Notification September 5, 2023 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, AU Police and Emergency Management; 
Fitzroy Smith, Assistant Vice President, Compliance, Safety and Enterprise Risk Management

Fall 2023 Dining Experience

August 31, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services
FY24 Budget Update August 31, 2023 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost and Chief Academic Officer;
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Modified Payroll Reporting Schedule for September 15 Pay Date August 30, 2023 Biweekly Staff and Supervisors Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
AU Campus Safety Resources Following UNC and Jacksonville Incidents August 28, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project Update August 28, 2023 American University Community Fitzroy Smith, Assistant Vice President, Compliance, Safety and Enterprise Risk Management
Summer 2023 Communications
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Reminder: Welcome Back Campus Block Party and Taste of Home BBQ with RHA! August 25, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Sign up for Airlie Berkshire Farm's CSA This Fall August 24, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie
Final reminder to sign up for a Faculty and Staff Meal Plan for Fall 2023 Semester August 23, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director of Dining & Auxiliary Services

Dining Plan Message

August 19, 2023 AU Meal Plan Holders Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Welcome Back Campus Block Party and Taste of Home BBQ with RHA! August 17, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Sign Up For a Faculty and Staff Meal Plan for Fall 2023 Semester August 10, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director of Dining & Auxiliary Services
Teaching Kitchen with Campus Chef Robert Marquez August 9, 2023 American University Community Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Expected Severe Weather August 7, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, PhD, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Seth Grossman, Vice President of People and External Affairs
Campus Store Moving Sale August 3, 2023 American University Community Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Campus Store Soft Opening on Preview Day August 2, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services
Storm Cleanup and Monday AM Travel July 31, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Safety Advisory July 28, 2023 American University Community Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police & Emergency Management
Campus Store Moving Sale July 26, 2023 American University Community Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Sign Up For a Faculty and Staff Meal Plan for Fall 2023 Semester July 20, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director of Dining & Auxiliary Services
Next Steps on the FY24 Budget July 19, 2023 American University Community Vicky Wilkins, Acting Provost, Co-Chair, University Budget Committee; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer, Co-Chair, University Budget Committee
Move-In Week Volunteers Needed July 19, 2023 Finance Division Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director of Dining & Auxiliary Services
Airlie Berkshire Farm CSA Pickup & Produce Sale Reminder July 11, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff The Airlie Berkshire Farm
Faculty/Staff Meal Plan & U-Club Focus Groups Reminder July 10, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director of Dining & Auxiliary Services
Scheduled Downtime on July 10 for AUPD Dispatch Lines (x3636, x2527) and Blue Light Phones July 10, 2023 American University Community Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police & Emergency Management
Airlie Berkshire Farm's CSA Program Launch June 28, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie
June 2023 Payroll Reminder June 21, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Summer Dining Update June 14, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Annual Leave Balances Correction June 5, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Fiscal Year 2024 Budget June 2, 2023 American University Community Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, PhD, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Seth Grossman, Vice President of People and External Affairs
Spring 2023 Communications
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Investing in Our People through FY24 Compensation Increases May 11, 2023 American University Community Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, PhD, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Seth Grossman, Vice President of People and External Affairs
Updating the Community on Kerwin Hall and Leonard Hall Investigations May 10, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
End of Semester Dining Message May 8, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director, Dining and Auxiliary Services
Kerwin Hall Investigation and Providing a Safe Campus for Exams and Commencement May 5, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
Tuesday Update on Kerwin Hall Investigation May 2, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
Summer Construction Update May 1, 2023 American University Community Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management; 
Jonathan McCann, Assistant Vice President, Planning & Project Management; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie

Sunday Update on Kerwin Hall Investigation

April 30, 2023 American University Community Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer

Latest Update on Kerwin Hall Investigation

April 28, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
Update on Kerwin Hall Investigation April 28, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer
Celebrating Five Years of Carbon Neutrality April 20, 2023 American University Community Megan Litke, Director of Sustainability
End of Fiscal Year Spending Update April 14, 2023 Deans, Directors, and Department Heads Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Faculty and Staff Dining Specials and Updates April 13, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
Dining Program - April 2023 April 12, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director, Dining and Auxiliary Services
Campus Beautification Day 2023  April 7, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
Heating - Cooling Switchover - Spring 2023 April 6, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
Chef Tila Community Events Reminder March 30, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Sarah Baldassaro, Interim Vice President Student Affairs
Unapproved Leave Requests March 28, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
2023 Airlie Rates for Faculty and Staff March 23, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Kimberly L. Araya, Director, University Conference & Guest Services 
Mid-Semester Dining Update March 22, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director, Dining and Auxiliary Services
Chef Tila Community Events March 20, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Sarah Baldassaro, Interim Vice President Student Affairs
Leonard Hall Renovations March 3, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer 
Halfway Mark: Campus Race to Zero Waste February 27, 2023 American University Community Megan Litke, Director of Sustainability
Resolving a Racism Incident February 20, 2023 American University Community Fanta Aw, VP of Undergraduate Enrollment, Campus Life, and Inclusive Excellence; 
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer
Spring 2023 Community Forums February 16, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
All-Gender Restrooms Working Group Update February 15, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Direct deposit is the fastest way to get paid at AU – sign up now February 8, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Ian Greenlee, Senior Lieutenant University Police Operations and Communications February 6, 2023 Admin Operations Team, Three D List, AU Police Department Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police
Installation of Period Product Dispensers February 1, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Tax-Exempt Renewal Notice January 30, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Spring 2023 Dining Updates for Faculty and Staff January 27, 2023 AU Faculty and Staff Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services  

Health and Safety Signage

January 25, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
2022 Forms W-2 and 1095-C January 24, 2023 American University Community Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Welcome Back Dining Update January 19, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services
New Staff Member Announcement: Fitzroy Smith January 13, 2023 Deans, Directors, and Department Heads Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Timing of 2022 Forms W-2 and 1095-C January 10, 2023 American University Community Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Join Us: Retirement Celebration for Dan Nichols, AVP of Risk Management January 9, 2023 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Fall 2022 Memos
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Free Period Products December 15, 2022 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Campus Wide Domestic Water Outage December 14, 2022 American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering

Winter Break Closure – Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022 – Monday, Jan. 2, 2023

December 12, 2022 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Winter Holiday Energy Curtailment December 9, 2022 American University Community

David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering

Important Year-End Payroll and Tax-Related Deadlines December 9, 2022 Faculty, Staff, and Student Workers Phillip Harris, Associate Director, Payroll Office
All-Gender Restrooms Working Group Update December 5, 2022 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
End of Fall Semester Dining Update December 2, 2022 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie 
Halal Shack and Baba’s Pizza Grand Opening

November 29, 2022

American University Community

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie; 
Ann Marie Powell, Sr. Director Dining and Auxiliary Services  

Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety & Transportation Programs, To Retire

November 22, 2022

American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Update Regarding Incident Near Jackson Reed High School November 18, 2022 American University Community Phillip Morse, AVP, University Police Services and Emergency Management
Battle of the Chefs: Airlie and AU Kitchen Chef Competition

November 15, 2022 

American University Community Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie
Nov. 8 Update on Leonard Hall Investigation and New Information Resource November 8, 2022 American University Community Phillip Morse, AVP, University Police Services and Emergency Management;
Leslie Annexstein, AVP for Equity and Title IX Coordinator
Direct deposit is the fastest way to get paid at AU – sign up now November 7, 2022 Student Employees Payroll Office
Modified Payroll Reporting Schedule for Nov. 10 Pay Date

November 1, 2022

Bi-weekly Staff, Student Employees, and Supervisors

Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll
Incident in Leonard Hall and Ongoing Investigation October 31, 2022 American University Community Phillip Morse, AVP, University Police Services and Emergency Management
Campus Surplus Furniture Portal Available Now

November 2, 2022

AU Faculty and Staff Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer; 
Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management

Project underway to widen sidewalk along Nebraska Ave.

November 1, 2022 American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer; 
Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management 

Campus-Wide Seasonal Switchover from Cooling to Heating

October 13, 2022

American University Community

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer; 
Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management 

AU Campus Safety and Security Resources Notification

October 11, 2022

American University Community

Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, AU Police and Emergency Management; 
Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs

EagleBucks Program Updates

October 11, 2022

American University Community

Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie;
Ann Marie Powell, Senior Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services

Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Fire Safety Report

September 30, 2022

American University Community

Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management

Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security Report

September 30, 2022

American University Community

Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management

Airlie Berkshire Farm at AhealthyU Farmers’ Market Wednesdays on the Quad

September 27, 2022

American University Community

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Mike Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services, Airlie 

Faculty and Staff Dining During Fall 2022

September 20, 2022

American University Faculty and Staff

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer;
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and AU Airlie  

Marabar art exhibit to be on permanent display at American University

September 14, 2022

American University Community

Jonathan McCann, Assistant Vice President, Planning and Project Management

Modified Payroll Reporting Schedule for August

August 16, 2022

Bi-weekly and Monthly Staff, Student Employees, Faculty Supervisors

Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll

Fall Facilities Update 

August 15, 2022

American University Community

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer

Summer 2022 Memos
Subject Date To From

American University Budget Report for Fiscal Years 2023 – 2024 Available Now

July 7, 2022

Campus Community

Nana An, Assistant Vice President of Finance and Chief Budget Officer;
Jan Post, Executive Director University Budget Planning and Operations 

Discount Rates Available Now at Airlie Hotel and Conference Center for AU Faculty and Staff

June 30, 2022

American University Faculty and Staff

Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer;
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and AU Airlie  

Atrium Campus Card Management System Launch June 7, 2022 Deans, Directors, and Department Heads Tracey Henneman, Assistant Vice President, Application & Data Services, Office of Information Technology; 
Michael Scher, Assistant Vice President, Campus Auxiliary Services and Airlie, Office of Finance and Treasurer

New Time and Leave Reporting Video Instructions and Training Sessions Available Now

June 2, 2022

American University Community

Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll;
Carol Wisniewski, Payroll Project Manager 

Timesheets and Monthly Leave Must Be Submitted and Approved No Later than May 27

May 24, 2022

American University Community Nana An, Assistant Vice President of Finance and Chief Budget Officer;
Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll 

New Time and Leave Reporting Application

May 5, 2022

American University Community

Nana An, Assistant Vice President of Finance and Chief Budget Officer;
Phillip Harris, Director of Payroll 

Spring 2022 Memos
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Campus-Wide Seasonal Switchover from Heating to Cooling April 7, 2022 American University Community Vin Harkins, AVP, Facilities Management
2021 Forms W-2 and 1095-C  January 25, 2022 Faculty, Staff, and Students Paid in 2021 Phillip R. Harris, Associate Director of Payroll;
Ann Joiner, Executive Director of Total Rewards and Service Delivery 
Fall 2021 Memos
Subject Date To From
Winter Holiday Energy Curtailment

December 15, 2021

American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering
Winter Break Closure – Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 to Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022

December 6, 2021

American University Community Bronté Burleigh-Jones, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Campus-Wide Seasonal Switchover from Cooling to Heating October 26, 2021 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
WMATA Service Disruption and Campus Parking October 19, 2021 American University Community Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety and Transportation
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Fire Safety Report September 30, 2021 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security Report September 30, 2021 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Notification of Role as Campus Security Authority August 19, 2021

All Campus Security Authorities

Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President of University Police and Emergency Management

Fall 2021 U•Pass Distribution Information August 5, 2021 All AU and WCL Students Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety and Transportation
Summer 2021 Memos
Subject Date To From
Campus Parking Update July 27, 2021 American University Community Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety and Transportation
Spring 2021 Memos
Subject Date To From
Annual Campus Climate Control Adjustments April 14, 2021 American University Community Vin Harkins, AVP, Facilities Management
2020 Forms W-2 and 1095-C January 26, 2021 Faculty, Staff, and Students Paid in 2020 Phillip R. Harris, Associate Director of Payroll;
Ann Joiner, Executive Director of Total Rewards and Service Delivery 
Fall 2020 Memos
Subject Date To From
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security Report December 22, 2020 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Fire Safety Report December 22, 2020 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Important Year-End Payroll and Tax-Related Deadlines December 11, 2020 Faculty, Staff and Student Workers Phillip Harris, Associate Director, Payroll Office
Winter Break Closure – Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 – Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 December 9, 2020 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
U∙PASS Announcement for Spring 2021 November 30, 2020 AU & WCL Students Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs
U∙PASS Announcement for Fall 2020 August 14, 2020 AU & WCL Students Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs
Spring 2020 Memos
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2019 Form W-2 Availability and 2020 Withholding Tax Exemption Deadline January 28, 2020 All Faculty, Staff, and Students Paid in 2019 Astrid Bonilla, Director of Payroll;
Ann Joiner, Executive Director of Total Rewards and Service Delivery
IRS Form W-4 Changes for 2020 January 17, 2020 All Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees Earning Wages in 2020 Phillip R. Harris, Associate Director of Payroll
Fall 2019 Memos
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Winter Holiday Energy Curtailment December 12, 2019 American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering
Winter Break Closure – Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 – Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 December 11, 2019 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
University Space Heater Policy November 21, 2019 American University Community

Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer; 
Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management; 
Daniel Nichols, AVP, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs

Campus-Wide Seasonal Switchover from Cooling to Heating October 21, 2019 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security Report September 30, 2019 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Fire Safety Report September 30, 2019 American University Community Daniel Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety and Transportation Programs
AU Campus Safety and Security Resources Notification September 27, 2019 American University Community

Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, AU Police and Emergency Management;
Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs

Breaking Bread Lunches – Fall 2019 Kick-Off September 9, 2019 American University Community Nana An, Assistant Vice President of University Budget;
Larry Engel, Associate Professor, School of Communication
Summer 2019 Memos
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Chartwells To Begin Transitioning as AU’s New Dining Services Provider July 18, 2019 American University Community

Charles Smith, Executive Director, Auxiliary Services;
Ann Marie Powell, Director, Dining & Auxiliary Services

Spring 2019 Memos
Subject Date To From
Annual Campus Climate Control Adjustments April 10, 2019 American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering
Fiscal Year-End Date Change March 8, 2019 Deans, Directors and Department Heads Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Road Closures and New Traffic Pattern January 17, 2019 American University Community Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management
Fall 2018 Memos
Subject Date To From
Winter Break Closure – Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 – Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 December 11, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Winter Break Construction and Facilities Projects December 7, 2018 American University Community Vin Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management;
David Dower, Assistant Vice President of Planning and Project Management
Winter Holiday Energy Curtailment December 5, 2018 American University Community David Osborne, Director of Energy and Engineering
Passing of former President George H.W. Bush December 4, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Mary Clark, Interim Provost
Switching Power From Generators To New Transformers November 4, 2018 American University Community Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management 
Transformer Delivery and Installation November 2, 2018 American University Community Vincent Harkins, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management
Transformer Fire on September 29 October 4, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Security Report September 26, 2018 American University Community Phillip Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police and Emergency Management
Notice of Availability and Location of the Annual Fire Safety Report September 26, 2018 American University Community Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety & Transportation Programs
AU Campus Safety and Security Resources Notification September 17, 2018 American University Community Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, AU Police and Emergency Management
Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety, and Transportation Programs
Update on University Preparations for Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Hurricane Florence Preparations September 11, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Campus-wide Construction and Website August 15, 2018 American University Community Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer
Introduction of New AU Firearms, Weapons and Explosives Policy August 5, 2018 American University Community Phil Morse, Assistant Vice President, University Police & Emergency Management;
Dan Nichols, Assistant Vice President, Risk, Safety and Transportation Programs
Spring 2018 Memos
Subject Date To From
ERP Assessment Project May 21, 2018 Faculty and Staff Doug Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer;
Dave Swartz, Vice President and CIO
Modified Due Dates for Time Sheets and Leave Reporting April 20, 2018 Faculty, Staff and Student Workers Astrid Bonilla, Interim Director of Payroll
Fiscal Year 2018 Close March 9, 2018 American University Community Nicole Bresnahan, Controller
New Federal Tax Withholding Rates Take Effect with January 26 Biweekly Pay and January 31 Monthly Pay January 25, 2018 Faculty, Staff and Student Workers Astrid Bonilla, Interim Director of Payroll
Breaking Bread Lunches – Spring 2018 Kick-off January 22, 2018 American University Community Nana An, Assistant Vice President of Budget and Finance Resource Center;
Larry Engel, Associate Professor, School of Communication
2017 Electronic W-2s Are Available January 19, 2018 All Faculty, Staff, and Students Paid in 2017 Astrid Bonilla, Interim Director of Payroll