Discover Auburn Women of Distinction
A Public lecture Series Celebrating 125 years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)
Auburn History, and History at Auburn
Dr. Leah Rawls Atkins
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 1 at 3 p.m.
Location: Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library
Leah Rawls Atkins holds three degrees from Auburn University and has been deeply involved with Auburn her entire life. From her years as an undergraduate water skiing national champion, to receiving the first Ph.D. in History award at Auburn University, she has exemplified the words of the Auburn Creed.
Her career as a historian includes faculty service, leadership in institutional and state organizations, and the publication of numerous works, including a centennial history of women at Auburn. She is a co-author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated Alabama: History of a Deep South State.
A gifted and engaging speaker, Dr. Atkins will share her stories of the personalities and people behind History at Auburn.
Sponsored by: Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.