AAU

American Association of Universities

The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of 61 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada.  Founded in 1900 to advance the international standing of U.S. research universities, AAU today focuses on issues that are important to research-intensive universities, such as funding for research, research policy issues, and graduate and undergraduate education. http://www.aau.edu