Flowers Named Auburn Graduate School Dean

Published: Jun 27, 2008 1:00:00 AM
Media Contact: Darryn Simmons,

Source: Montgomery Advertiser

Auburn University Provost John Heilman announced today that Auburn professor George Flowers has been named dean of the Graduate School after a national search.

As dean, Flowers will supervise a staff of 13 charged with the admisssion, advisement and graduation activities for all graduate students. He will also chair the graduate council, which oversees graduate faculty credentialing, cirriculum and program reviews.

Flowers is curently an alumni professor in the Samuel Gin College of Engineering's Department of Mechanical Engineering and also served as acting associate dean of the Graduate School from 2005-2006.