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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

Phone:

334-844-4650

Key Executives for Auburn University

President
Age: 70
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 2017.

Auburn University Key Developments

Auburn University Announces Board Changes

Auburn University announced that board of trustees unanimously selected Steven Leath after a six-month national search. Leath, who is replacing Jay Gogue, starts July 15, 2017. Since 2012, Leath has led the president of Iowa State University. Leath began his career as a plant pathologist at the University of Illinois, Urbana. He spent much of his career in North Carolina, serving as vice president for research at the University of North Carolina System prior to his selection at Iowa State. He received degrees in plant science and plant pathology from Penn State University, the University of Delaware and the University of Illinois.

Auburn University and NASA to Collaborate on Development of Wireless Sensor and Communication Technologies

A Space Act Agreement was signed between Auburn University and NASA on October 21, 2016 to collaborate on the development of wireless sensor and communication technologies. It is the second Space Act Agreement between the two organizations in the last 15 months. Auburn and NASA will leverage each other's resources to further advance the understanding of wireless technology that can ultimately be used in space and avionics applications, such as the testing of NASA's new Space Launch System rocket, or the SLS. Wireless communication networks have the ability to reduce payload size and weight due to no wiring and smaller power systems on board an aircraft.

Auburn University Announces Retirement of Jay Gogue, President

Auburn University President Jay Gogue has announced plans to retire. Gouge made the announcement on September 16, 2016 during a board of trustees meeting. He did not give a timeframe for his retirement.

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