Glynn Cavin selected as director of Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education

By Megan Burmester

Published: Sep 21, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Glynn Cavin is the new director for Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education Glynn Cavin is the new director for Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education

Glynn Cavin has assumed the role of director for Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education.

As director, Cavin will oversee the long-range planning and manage the day-to-day activities of the graduate online program and continuing education office.

Cavin arrives to Auburn from Troy University where he was the associate vice chancellor for TROY Online and was responsible for the operation and strategic direction of Troy’s academic programs for more than 6,700 online students. Before Troy, Cavin served in the United States Air Force for 24 years.

“I am honored to join Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education,” Cavin said. “We have an incredibly talented team that I am eager to work with to achieve new initiatives and ideas. This is an exciting time, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work with our faculty and staff to promote our online and continuing education programs,” Cavin said.

Cavin earned his undergraduate in business management from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette. He followed up with his master’s degree in transportation economics from the University of Tennessee and his doctoral degree in human resource education and workforce development.

“The College of Engineering is extremely fortunate Glynn has chosen to join our online and continuing education office,” said Jeff Fergus, associate dean of Program Assessment and Graduate Studies at the College of Engineering. “He brings a unique perspective, and has the knowledge and experience necessary to grow our graduate online and continuing education programs. I look forward to working with him to elevate Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education.”

Cavin succeeds Greg Ruff who recently retired after more than 20 years with the College of Engineering.

The graduate online program is currently ranked 15th in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs. To learn more about the college’s online offerings, please visit: http://eng.auburn.edu/online/index.html

Media Contact: Megan Burmester, smithmp@auburn.edu, 334.734.9381

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