Carolyn Campbell-Golden has worked as a higher education administrator building partnerships and relationships with members of the community and businesses for 25 years. She began her career in 1992 helping to establish a community college foundation. In 1999, she went on to Auburn University, where she established the university’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. In 2004, she was appointed as Senior Director of Regional Campaigns for the university’s $500 million Campaign. Under her leadership, the regional campaigns generated more than $28 million. In 2007, Carolyn became Vice Chancellor for Advancement at Auburn Montgomery (AUM), where she leads the university’s alumni and development efforts. Under her leadership Auburn University at Montgomery has surpassed its $15.3 Million goal to raise nearly $20 Million.
Carolyn holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Central Texas, graduate degrees in management and higher education administration from Faulkner University and Auburn University respectively, has received distinction as an Executive Leadership Academy Fellow from the University of California at Berkeley, has received certification in college and university teaching from Auburn University, awarded distinction as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016 and will receive a PhD in higher education administration from Auburn University in August 2017.