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December 1, 2022

In a broad collaboration, Aurora University and Midwestern University have partnered to provide AU students a path to an advanced degree for any of Midwestern’s 11 healthcare professional programs in Illinois and Arizona. The agreement marks the first time both universities have affiliated...

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...