Auburn University to recommend interim president


In a statement released Sunday, June 23, Auburn University’s Board of Trustees announced a recommendation for an interim president.

After convening by telephone Sunday, the executive committee of the Auburn University Board of Trustees voted to accept the resignation of Steven Leath as the institution’s president.

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Courtesy: Auburn University

The committee also voted to recommend Jay Gogue for the position of interim university president. Members of the full Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting July 8 to consider the executive committee’s recommendation.

Gogue earlier served for 10 years as Auburn’s 18th president.

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