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Association of American Universities

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The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an organization of American research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. Founded in 1900, it consists of 69 universities in the United States (both public and private) and two universities in Canada. AAU membership is by invitation only and requires an affirmative vote of three-quarters of current members.

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Association of American Universities
FormationFebruary 28, 1900; 123 years ago (1900-02-28)[1]
Founded atChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Type501(c)(3) nonprofit organization[2]
52-1945674[2]
HeadquartersWilliam T. Golden Center for Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., U.S.
Location
    • United States
    • Canada
Coordinates38°54′01″N 77°01′42″W
Membership
71
President
Barbara Snyder[3]
Chair
Carol Folt
Websitewww.aau.edu Edit this at Wikidata
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