Inclusion & Diversity
The Auburn Alumni Association strives to provide programs and services in alignment with Auburn University. Inclusion and Diversity at Auburn University encompasses the whole of human experience and includes such human qualities as race, gender, ethnicity, physical ability, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, economic status and veteran status.
The Auburn Alumni Association is committed to creating a culture of inclusion in the programs and services provided. The Auburn Family is stronger when we all work together, with respect and confidence and a spirit that is not afraid.
The Auburn alumni association wants to hear your story
Your story will help us build strong, inclusive and diverse programming for our young alumni.
The Auburn Family lost an amazing pioneer
“𝘋𝘰 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘣𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘵. 𝘛𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵, 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮. 𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘵’𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘐’𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘰 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘮𝘺 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦.”
~ Harold Franklin ’01
Auburn Alumni Association Dr. Josetta Brittain Matthews Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Josetta Brittain Matthews ’66 Endowed Scholarship to supports Auburn University’s goal of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion among its student body, which is key to its educational mission. The scholarship will provide support to undergraduate students whose financial need makes attendance at Auburn cost prohibitive.
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PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE FOR OPPORTUNITY AND EQUITY
The Presidential Task Force for Opportunity and Equity is a representative team invested in developing an equitable and inclusive Auburn University. Our current priority is to examine racial inequality and to recommend strategies for addressing disparities. The membership of this group may change in response to specifics that may emerge.