University College

About Us

University College fosters the growth of interdisciplinary and cross-college academic programs, and its programs are designed to provide intellectual opportunities for students whose interests, aptitudes, and career goals range widely across college boundaries. It is the home of the University Interdisciplinary Studies undergraduate major, and the Sustainability, Information and Cyber Analysis, and Leadership minors. The Exploratory Advising Center for incoming freshmen who are in the process of determining the academic major they wish to pursue is also part of University College.


University College Directors


Dr. Nanette Chadwick

Director of Academic Sustainability Programs

Academic Sustainability Programs offers an interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability Studies, provides support to faculty to incorporate sustainability into courses across the curriculum and promotes collaborative research projects on all aspects of sustainability by students and faculty. In addition, we coordinate with the Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management to enhance the use of campus operations as examples and projects in courses and research, as well use research and teaching activities to inform and support the development of sustainable operations on campus.


Dr. Donald R. Mulvaney

Advises approximately 35 students, advisor for Block and Bridle and Campus Young Farmers Group. Facilitator of development of the College of Agriculture PRAXIS – Leadership in Motion Program, and USDA-CSREES funded programs in leadership development. Coordinator of the College of Agriculture Leadership Studies minor (CALS) Faculty Fellow Associate Director, the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.


Dr. Greg S. Weaver

Greg S. Weaver is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Auburn University. He earned his Ph.D. in 1997 (Sociology) from the University of Nebraska, M .A. in 1993 (Applied Sociology) from the University of Central Florida, and a B.S. in 1988 (Criminology) from Auburn University. He is a former probation officer with the Florida Department of Corrections. Major research and teaching interests include lethal violence, substance use, and homeland security/terrorism. Dr. Weaver is a member of the Homicide Research Working Group, the AU Homeland Security Education Initiative, Police Futurists International, and the International Association of Crime Analysts.

Last Updated: June 06, 2018