WHAT IS THE COSAM DEAN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL?
The College of Sciences and Mathematics Dean's Leadership Council is an international network of distinguished alumni and friends who promote and support Auburn University through their personal success and spirit of volunteerism. The Dean's Leadership Council is a wonderfully diverse group of people who reflect the breadth of the sciences and mathematics and are models in their community.
WHO CAN SERVE?
Graduates and friends of the College’s seven departments and pre-health program are eligible to serve as leaders of the College on the Dean's Leadership Council. They are proven intellectuals, visionaries and philanthropists who share a sound educational background and an appreciation for the fields of sciences and mathematics.
WHAT ARE THE ROLES OF ITS MEMBERS?
Advocates - Dean's Leadership Council members will become the best-informed, best linked alumni and friends of the College. They are uniquely positioned to enhance the image of the University and speak intelligently about its many programs. Innovators - Dean's Leadership Council members provide ideas and promote change for the College. As visionaries who see things that can be, they promote Auburn’s flagship status by participating actively in the strategic planning and review of the College’s research, instruction and outreach missions.
Role Models - Dean's Leadership Council members are invited to return to campus for departmental seminars, career fairs, and student and faculty panel sessions. They enjoy interaction with high school and college students, knowing that these are the leaders of tomorrow. They may host student activities, attend local events on behalf of the College, and represent Auburn University at local college fairs.
Communicators - Dean's Leadership Council members provide news and information for publications: marriages, births, promotions, deaths. By communicating with alumni in their area, they report alumni concerns and suggest alumni activities. If there is an active alumni group in their area, they may serve on an alumni board.
Philanthropists - Dean's Leadership Council members work as volunteers, generously donating their time and talents to support the College. They may join in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and recognition of donors and are often donors themselves.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE AN DEAN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEMBER?
A proven leadership record and a sincere appreciation for the sciences and mathematics mission of Auburn University’s College of Sciences and Mathematics.
WHAT DO DEAN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEMBERS RECEIVE IN RETURN?
But most importantly, the Dean's Leadership Council members know their efforts help the College in measurable, meaningful ways. And for their help, they receive the unending appreciation of grateful students, faculty and staff and an even more grateful alma mater!