Bill Hardgrave Named Auburn University Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

The Dean of Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business was named the university’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs following a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees.

Bill Hardgrave will succeed Tim Boosinger, who announced his retirement from the university in September.

Beginning January 1, Hardgrave will serve as the university’s chief academic officer, providing leadership to Auburn’s 13 colleges and schools in addition to numerous academic programs and units that support the university’s instruction, research and outreach mission.

Hardgrave has served as Dean of the Harbert College of Business since 2010.

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