AUC's 13th President Search

The American University in Cairo’s Board of Trustees has launched a search for a successor to AUC President Francis Ricciardone, who will retire at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Board formed a committee of ten trustees and five senior faculty members to conduct the search and to provide input to the Board. In accordance with the University bylaws, the full Board elects the president. 

Click to read Board Statement on the Launch of an International Search for AUC’s 13th President

AUC Presidents

President Ricciardone

Francis J. Ricciardone

Francis J. Ricciardone was appointed the 12th President of the American University in Cairo and began his term on July 1, 2016. 

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Former Presidents

AUC looks back through its presidential history and major accomplishments that led the University to thrive as Egypt’s global university.

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