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Auburn University honors the Gogues at May 23 event

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University will celebrate the leadership of President and Mrs. Jay Gogue with a reception on Tuesday, May 23, in Auburn Arena. 

The public event will begin at 2 p.m. and will include a short program honoring the Gogues. Light refreshments will be offered after the program.

Guests will have the opportunity to leave messages for the Gogues. For those unable to attend the reception, messages can be made on a digital guestbook at

Parking is available in the arena lot and stadium parking deck. Enter the arena through the scholarship or main entrances.

Jay and Susie Gogue returned to their alma mater in July 2007 when Jay Gogue began his tenure as Auburn’s 18th president. Last September, he announced his intention to retire from the post after a decade of service.

Under Gogue’s leadership,Auburn University has enjoyed unprecedented achievement in academics, outreach,research and development.