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Auburn is on the move as a thought leader and partnership university, with a federal announcement Monday placing Auburn at the center of national policy matters involving science, engineering and education in both subjects. The latest comes as Auburn President Steven Leath was among just seven leaders appointed by President Trump to the National Science Board until May, 2024.  The National Science Board has two key roles: to establish the policies of the National Science Foundation within national guidelines set by the President and Congress, and to serve as an independent advising body to the President and Congress on policy items as they pertain to science and engineering. This is just one more way in which Auburn is inspiring, innovating and transforming in its community, the state of Alabama and throughout the nation.  To read more about Auburn’s role as a partnership university, go to