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Company Overview of Auburn University

Company Overview

Auburn University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, architecture, nursing, science, mathematics, business, and pharmacy. The colleges and schools of the university include College of Business, College of Business, College of Education, College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and Harrison School of Pharmacy. Auburn University was formerly known as East Alabama Male College. The institution was founded in 1856 and is based in Auburn, Alabama.

107 Samford Hall

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

Founded in 1856



Key Executives for Auburn University

Age: 66
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Dean of Graduate School
Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Auburn University Key Developments

Auburn University Announces Appointment of Diane Boyd as Director of Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Effective September 1

Auburn University has announced the appointment of Diane Boyd of Furman University as director of Auburn University's Biggio Center for the enhancement of teaching and learning, effective September 1. Prior to joining Auburn University, Boyd served as the associate director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Furman University from 2006-2014. As director, Boyd will provide leadership to the Biggio Center's professional development programs for faculty and graduate students, as well as the Instructional Multimedia Group. She also will work with academic units to identify and facilitate new programs designed to support pedagogical principles and technology-based initiatives across campus.

Auburn University Names Zhanjiang John Liu as Associate Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Effective December 1

Auburn University announced the appointment of Zhanjiang John Liu as Auburn University's associate vice president for research and associate provost, effective December 1. As associate vice president for research and associate provost, Liu will serve as a liaison between the university's administration, the colleges and schools, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, in addition to representing Auburn among key stakeholders in government, industry and foundations. Liu will be responsible for supporting academic units in identifying, facilitating, promoting and developing sponsorship for cross-disciplinary research initiatives, in addition to working closely with the associate deans for research and various university committees and governance groups to implement Auburn's strategic research goals.

Auburn University Opens New Kinesiology Research Facility

Auburn University opened a new 58,000-square-foot kinesiology research facility. The features of the facility are more efficient and up-to-date facility for the TigerFit program, which provides health screening and fitness assessments for members of the community and a training center for USA Team Handball. The university said that first floor of the three-level facility houses the school's pediatric movement and physical activity laboratory and four biomechanics labs, while the second floor houses epidemiology, physical education teacher education and exercise behavior labs, as well as the TigerFit program. The third floor features controlled-access space for muscle physiology, cardioprotection, neurovascular, muscle metabolism, neuromechanics and thermal labs.

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