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Auburn University research center named for Speaker Mike Hubbard

Auburn University names new Research Park facility for Speaker Mike HubbardAUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University Board of Trustees on June 22 voted to name a new facility at the Auburn Research Park after Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard.

In appreciation of his support in advancing the university’s academic mission and role in economic development, the board named the building the Mike Hubbard Center for Advanced Science, Innovation and Commerce. Hubbard was instrumental in securing half of the $28 million that is being used to build the center.

“This is an unexpected honor, and is very much appreciated,” Hubbard told the board. “It is an honor and a privilege to represent Auburn University each day in Montgomery. I always want what is in the best interest of the university.”

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