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Auburn University Athletics Department endows Shug Jordan Professorship

AUBURN – The Auburn University Athletic Department and Tigers Unlimited recently announced the endowment of the Ralph “Shug” Jordan Professorship in memory and honor of the beloved Auburn coach.

During the recent A-Day festivities, Athletics Director Jay Jacobs made a special presentation to Ralph Jordan Jr. and Provost Mary Ellen Mazey, who will award the professorship to a deserving faculty member.

Jacobs said the professorship was established to support the academic mission of Auburn University and President Jay Gogue’s initiative to increase professorships on campus.

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