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Four departments at Auburn University redesignated as schools

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Four large academic departments in four colleges at Auburn Unversity were redesignated as schools within those colleges by the university’s Board of Trustees in June.

The new schools are Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences in the College of Agriculture; Industrial and Graphic Design in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction; and Kinesiology in the College of Education. As in other schools within colleges, the top administrator in each of the new schools will be designated as a school director or equivalent title.

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Auburn University faculty members named 2012-13 SEC Academic Leadership Fellows

AUBURN – Three Auburn University professors were part of a group of 46 faculty and administrators from Southeastern Conference universities selected Friday as 2012-13 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.

The Auburn faculty are Brigitta Brunner, associate professor and director of the public relations program in the College of Liberal Arts; David Hinson, professor and head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction; and Jared Russell, associate professor of kinesiology and director of student development in the College of Education.

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