Campaign News


April 08, 2016
With the selection of Tvsdesign of Atlanta and Wilson Butler Architects of Boston as the architectural team to lead the design of its new performing arts center, Auburn University moves one step closer to realizing the vision for this facility made possible by a $25 million philanthropic gift in 2015 from 1957 graduates John and Rosemary Brown. The university is seeking an additional $15 million in private support to ensure the completion of the project.
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March 22, 2016
Auburn University's upcoming design charrette marks the start of planning for a new Performing Arts Center — made possible in part by John and Rosemary Brown's extraordinary, $57 million philanthropic investment in 2015 to fund it and a new student achievement center for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
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March 01, 2016
The planting of descendant Auburn Oaks along a new Samford Park walkway provides the Auburn Family with a unique philanthropic opportunity while being part of a legacy that spans nearly a century.
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February 23, 2016
The School of Nursing's annual dean's golf outing on March 11 will help raise private support for an alternative therapy area in its new building for the Canines Assisting Rehabilitation and Education, or CAREing Paws, program.
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February 20, 2016
The Office of Development's Communications & Marketing team received recognition from one of the world's premiere advancement associations for its efforts to brand and communicate on behalf of Because This is Auburn -- A Campaign for Auburn University.
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February 05, 2016
A $2.5 million gift from Charles C. "Buddy" Miller III and wife Pinney Allen will memorialize an Auburn University alumnus and poultry industry innovator while furthering plans for a modern, multiphase research and education center for Auburn's College of Agriculture.
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February 05, 2016
Through his personal foundation, Auburn’s legendary goodwill ambassador and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley recently made generous gifts to support the College of Education’s Future Scholars Summer Research Bridge Program and its efforts to help upcoming college graduates seamless transition to graduate studies at Auburn University.
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January 14, 2016
Donor support of Auburn's historic $1 billion campaign now totals more than $900 million, leaving less than 10 percent of its goal remaining.
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December 18, 2015
Philanthropic giving to Auburn and Auburn Montgomery exceeds $200 million for the first time in fiscal year 2015 after one of the sharpest annual fundraising increases in university history.
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December 05, 2015
Melissa Brown Herkt, a 1977 civil engineering graduate, Auburn University Foundation board director, and Auburn Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, encouraged Auburn's 1,549 graduates to remember "it's the little things that matter" as the keynote speaker for the university's two graduation ceremonies on Dec. 12.
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