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George Crandell, professor of English and associate dean of the Graduate School, has been appointed interim university registrar, effective Aug. 1.

Crandell, who came to Auburn in 1988, has held multiple administrative roles including serving as associate dean of the Graduate School since 2008, head of the department of English from 2001-2008 and director of the department’s English Composition program from 1992-1997.

With more than 20 years of administrative leadership, Crandell brings considerable knowledge of the university’s polices and academic programs to the Office of the Registrar. As associate dean, Crandell chaired the Graduate Council Curriculum Committee and worked closely with faculty and units across campus to develop and implement new graduate programs and academic offerings. Programs Crandell has been involved with developing include the university’s Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program, more than 30 new graduate certificates and several new degrees designed to strategically advance interdisciplinary areas of study for graduate students. As department head, Crandell oversaw one of the largest academic units on campus that included more than 90 faculty members and 60 graduate teaching assistants.

The university registrar is responsible for a range of operations at the Auburn University, including graduation, student registration and class scheduling, degree certifications, grades, transcripts, residency and academic records.