Leadership Team

Tracey Spates Newell
Tracey Spates Newell
Coordinator, Communications, Marketing, and Events

With over 20 years of experience working in communications, marketing, and design at Auburn, Tracey Spates Newell serves as the coordinator for communications, marketing, and events in the provost’s office. An award-winning graphic designer and 1991 Auburn graduate, Newell develops and implements creative and logistical visions for the Provost’s Office strategic events such as commencement which are designed to advance faculty and staff success while promoting unit-level activities that support Auburn’s mission.

Newell lives in Opelika, Alabama, with her husband, daughter, and two sons. Her daughter is currently working on her master’s in higher education at Auburn.

Last updated: October 19, 2021