Iowa State University President Steven Leath will become president of Auburn University in Alabama, the university announced Monday morning. He will replace Jay Gogue, who announced in September that he would retire, according to Auburn. Like Iowa State, Auburn is a land grant institution. It has about 28,000 students. Leath’s candidacy for the Auburn job had not been publicly known. Finalists’ names were not made public, and interviews took place in secret. – Jeff Charis-Carlson, Des Moines Register. Read More.
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