AAUW’s Top Policy Adviser Issues Statement on Possible Social Security Cuts

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement about media reports that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits today. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 07, 2011

AAUW Profoundly Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Wal-Mart v. Dukes

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is deeply critical of today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s sharply divided decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Read more »

University of Michigan Professor to Accept Prestigious AAUW Award in Washington

PRESS RELEASE: Abigail J. Stewart, a leading researcher and distinguished professor of psychology and women’s studies at the University of Michigan, will accept the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award Saturday, June 18, during the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW’s) 2011 National Convention. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 10, 2011

Women Leaders to Meet in Washington, D.C., for AAUW Convention

PRESS RELEASE: Close to 1,000 women leaders from every state in the country will be in Washington, D.C., June 16–19 for the 2011 AAUW National Convention at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 07, 2011

AAUW Supports New Gainful Employment Rule for Career-Education Programs

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is glad to see the U.S. Department of Education exercise its authority to issue regulations defining gainful employment. Read more »

Title IX Case Goes to Court Tuesday with AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Support

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding monetary support for the plaintiffs in Parker v. Franklin County Community School Corporation, a high school athletics case. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   May 31, 2011

Activist Shelby Knox to Speak at Student Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Shelby Knox, a speaker and organizer who promotes sex education, women’s rights, and youth empowerment, will give a keynote address at the 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Friday, June 3, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

Belle S. Wheelan to Speak at College Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Belle S. Wheelan, the first African American and the first woman to serve as the president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, will give a keynote address at the 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Saturday, June 4, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

Connie Chung to Be Honored at College Leadership Conference

Connie Chung, the multiple-Emmy-winning television news icon, will receive a Women of Distinction Award at a ceremony at the University of Maryland, College Park on Thursday, June 2 during AAUW and NASPA’s 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

Lisa Jackson to Be Honored at College Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will receive a Women of Distinction Award at a ceremony at the University of Maryland, College Park on Thursday, June 2 during AAUW and NASPA’s 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011