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Auburn University center to host institute for visiting faculty from Saudi Arabia

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning will host a summer institute on major issues and methods of collegiate instruction June 18-29 at The Hotel at Auburn University for 32 faculty members from Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University.

The visiting faculty delegation from Saudi Arabia is the latest in a series of interactions between Auburn and King Saud University over the past five years involving Biggio Center Director James E. Groccia and Auburn faculty associated with the Biggio Center.

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Auburn University to create International Hunger Institute

AUBURN – The Auburn University Board of Trustees agreed on Feb. 3 to establish the International Hunger Institute, providing the university with another tool to use in the fight against domestic and global hunger.

The proposal from the College of Human Sciences was based on the college’s ongoing relationship with the United Nations World Food Programme and the university’s role as a land-, space- and sea-grant institution.

“No other institution is as well positioned to create an international hunger institute as Auburn University,” said June Henton, dean of the College of Human Sciences.

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