Former Auburn University President passes away

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Former Auburn University President Emeritus, Dr. James E. Martin, has passed away.

Dr. Martin, 84, died on Saturday, June 3. Martin was the university’s 40th president and presided over the school from 1984 until 1992. Under Martin’s leadership, Auburn University completed its most successful private capital campaign in the institution’s history which resulted in $111 million of contributions and pledges.

 Peck Funeral home, in Hartselle, Alabama will announce funeral arrangements later on. 

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