Auburn Trustee Selection Committee announces appointments to university’s board

Published: January 18, 2017
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The Auburn University Trustee Selection Committee today recommended Lloyd Austin, Raymond Harbert and Quentin Riggins as at-large members of the university’s governing body. Their appointments are subject to confirmation by the Alabama Senate.

Former Alabama House Speaker Seth Hammett represented Gov. Robert Bentley on the Selection Committee. He thanked the seven individuals interviewed for the three positions along with the more than 90 who applied.

"Each one of the nominees is well-qualified," said Hammett. "Gov. Bentley appreciates their willingness to serve and their dedication to one of the nation’s premiere universities."

In addition to Hammett, the selection committee was composed of Auburn Trustees Charles McCrary and Elizabeth Huntley and two members of the Auburn Alumni Association’s board of directors, Beau Byrd and Jack Fite.