AUBURN, Ala. – The Auburn University Board of Trustees confirmed Jay Gogue as interim president, according to the university’s Twitter account.
In an unanimous vote, members of the full Board of Trustees accepted the executive committee’s recommendation for the 18th president to return to the position. Gogue formerly served from 2007 to 2017.
“Susie and I love Auburn, and we’re honored to again serve the Auburn family,” Gogue said
“Susie and I love Auburn, and we’re honored to again serve the Auburn Family,” Gogue said.
He will spend the next several days connecting with student, faculty, staff and alumni leadership.
— Auburn University (@AuburnU) July 8, 2019
University officials will launch a national presidential search, according to Wayne T. Smith, president pro tempore of the Auburn Board.