Auburn University seeks a student-centered, forward-looking leader
to serve as the next director of the Honors College.
The next director of the Honor's College will join as Auburn
University is completing its current strategic plan
shaping the next
iteration of its strategic plan
. This individual will be
expected to work closely with those within the college and across
the university to ensure distinctive student experiences, manage
growth and enhance resources for the college, and advance inclusive
excellence. The director should have an understanding of national
trends related to honors programs as well as the ability to
leverage the unique aspects of Auburn in shaping future plans for
The Honors College at Auburn University is designed to provide a
select cohort of high-ability students a means to experience,
explore, engage, and elevate their academic dreams. The Honors
College has 13 staff and supports more than 2,000 students.
Additional information about the Honors College can be found in its
most recent annual
Auburn University is one of the nation's premier public land-grant
institutions, and in 2023, it was ranked #93 nationally by U.S.
News and World Report. Auburn, an R1 research university, maintains
high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching
excellence, offering bachelor's, master's, educational specialist,
and doctoral degrees in the arts and sciences, agriculture,
engineering, and the professions. Its 2023-24 enrollment of 33,015
students includes 26,874 undergraduates and 6,141 graduate and
professional students. The university is nationally recognized for
its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment,
student engagement, and beautiful campus.
All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited.
Applications should include, as separate documents, a letter of
interest addressing the themes in the profile at
and a CV or resume.
WittKieffer is assisting Auburn University in this search. For
fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by
January 3, 2024. Application materials should be submitted using
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Ryan Crawford and
Natalie Song at Auburn-Honors@wittkieffer.com
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and
committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.