Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)

 AAC&U is recognized nationally and internationally as the leading association dedicated to advancing the quality, vitality, and public standing of liberal education and inclusive excellence in higher education. Founded by 150 college presidents in 1915 as the Association of American Colleges, AAC&U currently represents nearly 1,400 accredited colleges and universities of every type and size. AAC&U’s membership comprises large and small, public and private, two-year and four-year, domestic and international, secular and faith-based institutions; tribal colleges, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and entire state systems.

AAC&U has a robust repository of rubrics and templates that can be used to assist institutions and others in adopting promising practices in the assessment of college student learning outcomes. To learn more about the AAC&U and its resources, please go to the website.