Office of Undergraduate Studies Units/Directors
Dr. Constance Relihan
Associate Provost of Undergraduate Studies and Director of University College
The Office of Undergraduate Studies strives to provide a wide range of programs and services to assist Auburn's undergraduates. Below is a listing of the Directors for the OUS units - feel free to contact anyone of them if you need assistance or want to learn more about their unit. Visit the Staff Directory for the Office of Undergraduate staff
Ms. Kathie Mattox
Senior Associate Director of Honors College
The Honors College offers high-achieving Auburn students the advantages of a small school or college in the context of a large university. It is designed for motivated students capable of advanced work and provides a unique opportunity for academic excellence. These students may be enrolled in any college or school of the University that has undergraduate programs or offerings.
Director of First Year Experience
The First Year Experience Office is committed to providing academic and retention programs to incoming freshmen and other first-year students that promote intellectual and social development leading to personal and academic success. Coordinated programming is also offered for parents.
Director of Career Center
The Auburn University Career Center provides services and resources to help students choose an appropriate major that aligns with their academic abilities, interests, and skills; develop a personal career plan; learn job search skills; and find employment. Career counselors and advisors work with students through the career development process by utilizing interest and personality inventories, career resources and job search tools to help students learn how to maximize their academic and career options through the development of a tailored career plan.
Dr. Nanette Chadwick
Director of Academic Sustainability Programs
Academic Sustainability Programs offers an interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability Studies, provides support to faculty to incorporate sustainability into courses across the curriculum and promotes collaborative research projects on all aspects of sustainability by students and faculty. In addition, we coordinate with the Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management to enhance the use of campus operations as examples and projects in courses and research, as well use research and teaching activities to inform and support the development of sustainable operations on campus.
Dr. Kim Durbin
Director of Cooperative Education Program
The Cooperative Education (Co-Op) Program provides students with the opportunity to gain at least one year of practical work experience in industry, business, or government. These professional employment positions are paid, full-time, and are closely aligned with the student's academic program.
Director of Academic Support
The Office of Academic Support contributes to retention and degree completion for Auburn University undergraduate students by providing a variety of academic skill development programs that promote self-directed learning strategies and student services. Our services include Academic Coaching, Plainsmen’s Prep: A Bridge to Calculus, Study Partners, Study Smart, and Supplemental Instruction.
Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
The Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate Degree Program allows students to create new interdisciplinary programs of study that lead to a Bachelor of Science degree. Students can draw from the many different areas of study available to create a degree not otherwise available.
Dr. Ruthanna Spiers
Director of University Advising
The Exploratory Advising Center assists new freshmen in the Exploratory Major and upperclassman navigating a major change with finding the right major for them. Cross-trained advisors and our own career counselor in the center work collaboratively with students to assist them in finding their academic path that most closely meets their academic aptitudes and interests as well as their long-term goals.
LTC Roshun A. Steele
Director of Army ROTC
LTC Steele is the Professor of Military Science for Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (AROTC) at Auburn University. She serves as head of the university's Military Science department; instructs seniors on leadership, team building, management, and Army history; supervises twelve faculty and staff members; and has overall responsibility for training and mentoring more than 140 students preparing to become Army officers.
Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Welborn
Director of Air Force ROTC
Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey H. Welborn is the Professor of Aerospace Studies and Commander of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 005 at Auburn University. He serves as head of the university’s Aerospace Studies department, instructs senior and s
ophomore courses on national security affairs and airpower history, supervises five faculty and staff members, and has overall responsibility for training and mentoring more than 120 students preparing to become Air Force officers.
Dr. Lorraine Wolf
Director of Undergraduate Research Program
The Undergraduate Research office promotes active learning, creative thinking and research training for Auburn University undergraduate students through a network of complementary activities that foster inquiry and discovery by both students and faculty across all disciplines. The office oversees the competitive Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, the Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Forum, and the Auburn University Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (AUJUS).
Dr. Kyes Stevens
Director of Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project
APAEP is a program at Auburn University dedicated to bringing educational opportunities to those in prison in Alabama. Our program is helping the adult prison population to gain a quality education, and also to build a relationship with learning that will continue to grow for the rest of their lives. APAEP provides access to sustained and quality educational experiences in the arts, humanities, and sciences. We believe that education provides a fertile field for transformation and growth and that these learning experiences contribute to the positive development of every person.
Dr. Bill Hutto
Airport/Aviation Center Director
Auburn’s aviation programs are accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), the organization responsible for academic accreditation of aviation and aerospace educational programs, and take a holistic, inter-disciplinary approach to aviation education and research.A strong sense of community and passion is evident among our 4,000+ aviation alumni who are well known for their positive contributions in all fields of the aviation industry.
Last modified: December 14, 2017