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President Leath outlines goals in State of the University address

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University President Steven Leath gave his 'State of the University' address during Tuesday night's University Senate meeting. Leath discussed some of the new initiatives his team is working to implement in the coming months. “These efforts are critical to providing the best student experience in higher education, and ensuring that while here, our students are transformed from inquisitive scholars to engaged citizens,” Leath said. Leath also mentioned some of the new partnerships Auburn has launched with government and corporate organizations. “The investments we’re making today will allow us to collaborate with a broader range of organizations tomorrow,” said Leath. Leath also talked about Auburn's strategic planning process.


New Auburn council members sworn in

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The new members of Auburn's city council were officially sworn in at a ceremony Monday. Led by new Mayor Ron Anders, the members voted to elect Ward 3 Councilwoman Beth Witten as the new Mayor Pro Tem.  Witten, along with Anders and Ward 8 Councilman Tommy Dawson, are the only returning council members. The first full council meeting will be held Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.


Officials respond to small fire at Auburn's Funchess Hall

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The Auburn Fire Division is currently responding to a fire at Auburn University's Funchess Hall.  According to Campus Safety and Security,  This is a developing story, more information will be posted as it comes in.


Walt Maddox visited Auburn Monday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Democratic nominee for Alabama governor and current Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox made a visit to Auburn University Monday as part of his statewide bus tour. Maddox discussed several points on his platform including expanding the federal Medicaid program, supporting a state lottery and increasing infrastructure spending in the state. The mayor faces current Alabama governor Kay Ivey in the November 6 general election.  According to an analysis by Five Thirty Eight, a national polling organization, Maddox has a less than a two percent chance of defeating Ivey in the general election.


Mayor-Elect Ron Anders discusses transition

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Mayor-Elect Ron Anders is preparing to take the helm as Auburn's next mayor in November. At an event at Auburn University Saturday, Anders told Eagle Eye TV that he will be participating in an orientation session Monday with new council members to learn more about different city departments. Anders also said that he is working on creating new committees to focus on several key issues.


Campus Safety monitoring conditions ahead of Hurricane Michael's expected arrival

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University is monitoring weather conditions ahead of Hurricane Michael's expected landfall. In an email to students officials wrote: "We currently do not anticipate any changes to class schedules or normal university operations as a result of Michael, but that could change as the forecast evolves and the storm moves closer." Campus Safety officials also tweeted tips for students traveling during the Thursday and Friday fall break. Alabama Gov.


Campus Safety monitoring conditions ahead of Hurricane Michael's expected arrival

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University is monitoring weather conditions ahead of Hurricane Michael's expected landfall. In an email to students officials wrote: "We currently do not anticipate any changes to class schedules or normal university operations as a result of Michael, but that could change as the forecast evolves and the storm moves closer." Campus Safety officials also tweeted tips for students traveling during the Thursday and Friday fall break.


Auburn SGA honors Mayor Ham

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The Auburn University Student Government Association honored outgoing Auburn Mayor Bill Ham at their Senate meeting Monday night. Sponsored by Raymond James Harbert College of Business Senator Mary Margaret Turton, the commendation praised Ham's time as the city's leader.