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Auburn icon Dean James Foy dies at 93

James Edgar Foy, one of the most widely known and beloved figures at Auburn University for more than half a century, died Friday evening in Auburn. He was 93.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Auburn United Methodist Church’s Founders Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m at Auburn United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Eufaula at 3 p.m.

As Auburn’s dean of student affairs for a quarter century and a volunteer on campus for 30 more years, Foy became one of the most iconic Auburn figures of the last half of the 20th century.

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Auburn University to dedicate new Student Center Nov. 5

AUBURN – Auburn University will formally dedicate its new Student Center in a ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

A parade, with Dean Emeritus James Foy and Aubie serving as parade marshals, will kick off the day’s events. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at James E. Foy Hall and end at the new Student Center. Parade participants will include student organizations, the Auburn University Cheerleaders and Tiger Paws, faculty, staff, students and friends of the university.

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