AUBURN – After a national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue has announced that Ainsley Carry has been named Vice President for Student Affairs. Carry comes to Auburn from Temple University, where he served as associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Carry to the Auburn family as he brings with him a demonstrated passion for working with students and student programs as well as developing student leaders,” said Auburn University President Jay Gogue. “His tenure as an administrator at other Southeastern Conference institutions combined with his experience in the area of strategic planning will prove invaluable for leading Auburn’s division of student affairs.”
Carry, who will begin his new position June 15, has an extensive background in student affairs and is a strong advocate for student leadership and personal development.
AUBURN – John Mason, Auburn University’s associate provost and vice president for research, has announced the selection of Carl Pinkert as associate vice president for research in the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Pinkert will promote and develop multidisciplinary research initiatives across the Auburn University campus, coordinate activities among the associate deans for research and work on projects to improve proposal development and submission. He will also represent the Office of the Vice President for Research in certain external roles in the state and national arena.
AUBURN – After a national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue has announced that Mary Ellen Mazey is the university’s choice for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She was approved by the Auburn Board of Trustees at its Jan. 29 meeting.
Mazey has an extensive background in teaching and administration, most recently as dean of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University.
“Dr. Mazey brings to Auburn a vision and experience in higher education administration that will serve the university well in the coming years,” said Gogue. “Her expertise in the area of strategic planning will help us achieve the ambitious goals we have laid out for our future.”
Jeffrey P. McNeill
– After a national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue has named veteran higher education fundraiser Jeffrey P. McNeill Vice President for Development.
President of the McNeill Group, a fundraising and higher-education management consulting firm in South Carolina, McNeill has nearly 30 years of experience leading development initiatives at other large institutions, including 25 at land-grant universities.
John M. Mason
– After a national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue today announced that John M. Mason has been named Associate Provost and Vice President for Research.
Mason, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Research and Outreach in the College of Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, has an extensive background in teaching, research, consultation and administrative leadership, and also serves as the director of the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute and executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center.