Association of American Colleges and Universities


Association of American Colleges and Universities

Established as the Association of American Colleges (AAC), assumed its current name in 1995. Its Mission is to make the aims of liberal learning a constant influence on institutional purpose and educational practice in higher education. It provides a powerful voice for liberal education through its publications, meetings, public advocacy, and programs. Membership dues varies with the category of institution.

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
AACU
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(3)
Industry:
Education
Year Founded:
1915
Address:
1818 R St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
82
Volunteers:
36
Members:
1400 member institutions


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $12,406,630


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-18.75%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income
 
Other

Total expenses: $12,455,847


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-13.89%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other

Total assets: $14,230,896


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-2.71%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $6,017,340


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-5.62%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Other liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses


   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 8,225,538
Total contributions 4,084,607
Investment income 90,161
Sales of non-inventory assets 3,879
Royalties 1,431
Miscellaneous revenue 1,014
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$12,406,630

1-yr growth
-18.75%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets
Royalties
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 3,175,462
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 1,770,837
Conferences, conventions, meetings 1,633,807
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 947,714
Other fees 885,063
Office expenses 705,577
Other expenses 583,915
Travel 517,713
Other employee benefits 490,779
Royalties 376,019
Payroll taxes 320,280
Pension plan contributions 314,912
Information technology 281,823
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 191,284
Grants to individuals in the US 154,406
Accounting fees 44,530
Insurance 36,124
Advertising and promotion 21,402
Investment management fees 4,200
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Occupancy 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Legal fees 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$12,455,847

1-yr growth
-13.89%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
Other fees
Office expenses
Other expenses
Travel
Other employee benefits
Royalties
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 10,379,241
Investments in publicly traded securities 1,151,731
Cash -- non-interest bearing 1,048,135
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 755,966
Pledges and grants receivable 493,489
Accounts receivable 306,731
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 95,603
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Other assets 0
Total Assets:

$14,230,896

1-yr growth
-2.71%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Pledges and grants receivable
Accounts receivable
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Other liabilities 2,745,940
Deferred revenue 2,618,587
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 652,813
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$6,017,340

1-yr growth
-5.62%
Other liabilities
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 7,138,499
Temporarily restricted net assets 959,057
Permanently restricted net assets 116,000
Total Net Assets:

$8,213,556

1-yr growth
-0.58%
Unrestricted net assets
Temporarily restricted net assets
Permanently restricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Alex Belknap Associate, Member Engagement and Sponsorship's Computer/Information Technology, Membership ...X
Alexis Graves Development Assistant Administration ...X
Amy Jessen-Marshall Vice President Senior Executive ...X
Andrea Leskes Senior Fellow Research ...X
Andrew Flagel Vice President Senior Executive ...X
Ann Ferren Senior Fellow Research ...X
Anne Jenkins Senior Director, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Ashley Finley Senior Advisor to the President and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Partnerships Senior Executive ...X
Bernie Ronan Senior Fellow Research, Senior Executive ...X
Bethany Zecher Sutton Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the President Administration, Chief of Staff ...X
Brooke Payne Accountant Finance ...X
C. Edward Watson Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President, Quality, Advocacy, and LEAP Initiatives Computer/Information Technology, Government Relations, Senior Executive ...X
Caitlin Salins Executive Project Manager Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Carol A. Leary Chair Board Member, Chairman of the Board ...X
Carol-lynn Swol Program Assistant Administration, Membership ...X
Caryn Musil Senior Scholar and Director, Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives Education, Research, Senior Executive ...X
Chiffon Haggins Director, Finance Finance ...X
Christina Duhig Program Associate Administration, Membership ...X
Christina Shute Program Coordinator Administration, Membership ...X
Cindy Koebke Manager, Event Registration and Database Services Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Daniel Sullivan Senior Fellow Issue Management/Policy Planning, Research ...X
David Scobey Director Senior Executive ...X
David Tritelli Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs Communications/Public Relations, Publications, Senior Executive ...X
Davina Fournier Specialist, Information Technology and Web Computer/Information Technology ...X
Dawn Whitehead Senior Director, Global Learning and Curricular Change Education, Senior Executive ...X
Dennis W. Renner Director, Membership Services Membership ...X
Donald Harward Senior Fellow and Director Research, Senior Executive ...X
Elisabeth Zinser Senior Fellow Research ...X
Elizabeth Minnich Senior Fellow Research, Senior Executive ...X
Elsa Núñez Past Chair Board Member ...X
Eugene Rice Senior Felllow Research, Senior Executive ...X
Gail Evans Senior Fellow Research ...X
Glenn Poole Program Assistant Administration, Membership ...X
Gregory Prince Senior Fellow Research ...X
Halim Rizk Executive Assistant to the President Administration, Membership ...X
Jacqueline Martin Program Manager, Network for Academic Renewal Conventions/Meetings, Education, Senior Executive ...X
Janet McLaughlin Senior Director, Finance and Administration Administration, Finance, Human Resources ...X
Jennifer O'Brien Project Manager Senior Executive ...X
Jerry Gaff Senior Fellow Education, Research ...X
JoEllen Alberts Program Associate and Assistant to the Vice President Administration ...X
Kara Hawkesworth Centennial Associate Consumer Affairs ...X
Karthik Devarajan Senior Director, Information Technology Services Computer/Information Technology ...X
Kate McConnell Senior Director, Assessment and Research Education, Research, Senior Executive ...X
Kathy Wolfe Senior Fellow Research ...X
Kelly Mack Vice President, Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director, Project Kaleidoscope Education, Senior Executive ...X
Kennya Porter-El Coordinator, Membership and Events Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Larry Braskamp Senior Fellow Research ...X
Lee Knefelkamp Senior Scholar Education, Research, Senior Executive ...X
Linda Slakey Senior Fellow Research ...X
Lisa Berger Program Assistant Administration, Membership ...X
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Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20222022 Annual Meeting Washington , DC , United States Marriott Marquis January 19 January 22    ...X
20212021 Annual Meeting Seattle , WA , United States Sheraton Seattle January 20 January 23   Convention Center...X
20202020 Annual Meeting Washington , DC , United States Marriott Marquis January 22 January 25    ...X
20192019 Annual Meeting Atlanta , GA , United States Hyatt Regency Atlanta January 23 January 26    ...X
20192019 General Education and Assessment San Francisco , CA , United States Westin St. Francis Hotel February 14 February 16    ...X
20192019 Diversity, Learning, and Student Success Pittsburgh , PA , United States Omni William Penn Hotel March 28 March 30    ...X
20182018 Annual Meeting Washington , DC , United States Grand Hyatt Washington January 24 January 27 1800 attendees  ...X
20182018 Global Engagement and Spaces of Practice Seattle , WA , United States The Westin Seattle October 11 October 13   Convention Center...X
20182018 Transforming STEM Higher Education Atlanta , GA , United States Hyatt Regency Atlanta November 8 November 10    ...X
2017AAC&U Annual Meeting San Francisco , CA , United States Hyatt Regency Embarcadero January 25 January 28 1800 attendees  ...X
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Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
AAC&U NewsonlineNo...X
Liberal EducationquarterlyNo...X
On Campus With WomenquarterlyNo...X
Peer ReviewquarterlyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2018 Q4: $0
2018 Q3: $0
2018 Q2: $0
2018 Q1: $0
2017: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Taskstream LLC ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT SERVICES2016 $212,250 ...X
TATE AND TRYON Audit Services2016 - ...X
HART RESEARCH ASSOCIATES SURVEYS AND FOCUS GROUP2015 $128,000 ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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