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Following an internal search, Norman Godwin, professor of accounting and associate dean for academic affairs in the Harbert College of Business, has been selected as the assistant provost for academic effectiveness, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

As assistant provost, Godwin will work closely with campus leaders and other support units to advance the academic mission of the university. In addition to Auburn’s general education and core curriculum processes, Godwin will provide leadership to the University Curriculum and Graduate Council Curriculum Committees and will oversee the academic honesty and administrator review processes. Under the newly formed Office of Academic Effectiveness, Godwin will also oversee the university’s faculty awards and direct the Senate Lectures committee. Godwin is joined by Tammy Mayo, who has worked in the Provost’s Office for more than 10 years.   

Godwin brings more than 20 years of academic and administrative leadership to the Provost’s Office, including serving as a faculty member in the School of Accountancy since 1996 and later as its director from 2003-2011. As associate dean from 2011-2018, Godwin provided oversight to the development and growth of the college’s academic programs and coordinated the expansion of its student support services, including professional and career development, academic advising, professional education and quality assurance.