The Auburn faculty are integral to our tradition of innovation and at the core of our land-grant mission. They endeavor to expand students’ minds, broaden their experiences, and hone the practical skills essential for success in a diverse, global marketplace. Auburn faculty members have a significant impact on the university’s success by expanding knowledge, pushing boundaries, serving communities, and saving lives. Their exceptional contributions have earned Auburn’s national reputation as a leading provider of instruction, research and creative scholarship, and outreach. Each year, we recognize extraordinary faculty members who inspire students to engage and lead, innovate through unexpected methods and meaningful solutions, and transform the lives of those they teach and the world around them.