University has a long standing commitment to bringing educational resources
and opportunities to Alabama's Black Belt region. Efforts by Auburn University
(inclusive of AU school and college academic departments, the Office of
the Vice President for University Outreach units, and the Alabama Cooperative
Extension System) range from emphasis on education to assisting with personal
development to exploring strategies to improve and/or stimulate community
and economic development.
initiatives in Alabama's Black Belt region are grouped into one of the
and K-12 Initiatives
and Economic Development Initiatives
Preservation and Awareness
and Natural Resources.
site provides an overview of programs and/or projects that have been or
are currently ongoing in Alabama's Black Belt. This list does not include
all Auburn University projects or programs that are being conducted in
the Black Belt. However, it does highlight some of the most successful
and longstanding initiatives.
Special Assistant to the Vice President of University Outreach
213 Samford Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
phone: 334-844-5700; fax: 334-844-4780