AU Today - Announcements

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Eckhart Hall
November 14, 2022

Aurora University posted the position profile for its next president as the Presidential Search Committee moves to the next phase. The search committee developed the leadership profile over the past several months with board input from the AU community through listening sessions and open...

Nursing Student
October 14, 2022

Aurora University received federal funding to expand the School of Nursing with the addition of the Center for Immersive Learning. The $775,000 grant, which was secured with the assistance of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, will assist with expanding and improving AU’s nursing labs by...

Eckhart Hall
September 26, 2022

Chriss Johns, chair of Aurora University's Board of Trustees, and John Ammons, trustee and chair of the Presidential Search Committee, today announced the members of the committee charged with carrying out the search for the university's next president. Last month, President Rebecca L. Sherrick,...

President Rebecca L. Sherrick
August 25, 2022

Rebecca L. Sherrick, PhD, announced today she will conclude her tenure as Aurora University’s 13th president at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after 22 years of service. Dr. Sherrick has served as AU president since 2000, making her one of the longest-serving presidents since the...

June 4, 2020

Today I am pleased to announce the establishment of a new emergency fund, intended to help members of the AU community. I know that so many are deeply grieved right now. The murder of George Floyd was a stark reminder that America is battling two plagues — racism and the virus. In a time...