Advisors

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  • Melissa Adams

    Melissa Adams

    Director of Student Services

    Melissa Adams earned a BS in Marketing from Troy University and a M.Ed in Counseling from Auburn University. Melissa joined the advising team in 2011, and has more than 10 years of experience working with students in a higher education setting. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, Melissa teaches a section of the Liberal Arts Career Prep course. Melissa is an active member of the Junior League of Lee County and enjoys spending time with her husband, Bo and son, Allen.

  • Jonathan Hallford

    Jonathan Hallford

    Majors advised:  

    Art, Art History, Music and Theatre

    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Jonathan Hallford received his master's degree in Administration of Higher Education and his bachelor's degree in Education from Auburn University. He has extensive experience working with students both as an advisor and as an admissions advisor intern here at Auburn. 

  • Meredith Walkup

    Meredith Walkup

    Majors advised:  

    Aviation Management and Professional Flight

    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Meredith serves as the academic advisor for Aviation. Prior to returning to Auburn in 2016, she served as the coordinator of student organizations and leader development at Baylor University. She earned her BA in communication studies in 2010 from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and M.Ed. in higher education administration from Auburn University in 2012. She has a passion for helping students find their place on campus, both in an academic and co-curricular setting.

  • Jennifer Herrit

    Jennifer Herrit

    Majors advised:  

    Professional Flight


  • Katherine McKenzie

    Katherine McKenzie

    Majors advised:  

    Communication Disorders, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology and Neuroscience

    Last names advised:  A-G


    Katherine McKenzie earned her Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University. She joined the Advising Team in 2017 and is a member of the AU Advisors and Counselors Council as well as the National Academic Advising Association. Katherine is a Monroeville native, raised in a bilingual household that taught her the value of southern hospitality and the joy of implementing a Costa Rican 'Pura Vida' lifestyle. In her free time, Katherine enjoys painting and spending time with her husband, Brad, and their three dogs, Sophie, Madi, and Benji.

  • Andrea Young

    Andrea Young

    Majors advised:  

    Communication Disorders, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology and Neuroscience

    Last names advised:  H-O


    Andrea Young earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology and master's degree in Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Andrea has been an Academic Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University since May, 2011. She is currently working with the student veteran population in the college and serves on the Welfare Committee. In 2014 she received the Outstanding New Advisor Award, and also received an award of excellence from the Auburn Student Veteran's Association. Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband, two children (Catelyn & Mason), and dog (Chevy). 

  • BreAunna McKenzie

    BreAunna McKenzie

    Majors advised:  

    Communication Disorders, Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology and Neuroscience

    Last names advised:  P-Z


    BreAunna McKenzie earned her master's degree in Student Affairs Counseling and her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Troy University. BreAunna is an active member in AU Advisors and Counselors Council (AUACC), National Academic Advising Association, and an elected representative in the Auburn University Administrative and Professional Assembly. She has extensive experience and training in academic advising and counseling, and a passion for helping college students realize their educational goals. 

  • Sarah Henry

    Sarah Henry

    Majors advised:  

    Communication

    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Sarah Henry earned her BA in Public Relations from Auburn University.  She joined the CLA advising team in 2017 and has 7 years worth of  experience in working with students in a higher education setting.  She is a member of the AU Advisors and Counselors Council as well as the National Academic Advising Association.  Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband, Neal, and their two daughters, Paige and Peyton.

  • Letitia Gulley-Smith

    Letitia Gulley-Smith

    Majors advised:  

    Journalism and Media Studies

    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Letitia Gulley-Smith earned her MS in General Counseling and her BS in Computer Information Systems from Alabama State University. She joined the Advising Team in 2017 and has more than 11 years’ experience in higher education. Letitia advises Journalism and Media Studies pre-majors and majors.

  • Lori McLean

    Lori McLean

    Majors advised:  

    Public Relations

    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Lori McLean earned her BA in Psychology from Auburn University in 1994 and her MS in Counseling Psychology from Troy University in 1997.  Lori has over 10 years of experience in academic advising, seven of those years here at AU.  In addition to her advising responsibilities, Lori is the coordinator of the School of Communication and Journalism Learning Community.  Lori and her husband Mac ’96 are the proud parents of three boys Brett, Lance and Griffin. Lori advises Public Relations pre-majors and majors and all School minors.

  • Rick Enkeboll

    Rick Enkeboll

    Majors advised:  

    Economics, Law and Justice, Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy

    Last names advised:  A-M


    Rick Enkeboll earned his bachelor's degree in History from Auburn as well as his master's degree in Education Administration and has been working at Auburn University for over 10 years. He leads the Successfully Orienting Students (SOS) program for transfer students, and is an active member in AU Advisors and Counselors Council (AUACC), and a member of the National Academic Advising Association. 

  • April Foti

    April Foti

    Majors advised:  

    Health Administration (A-Z)  Economics, Law and Justice, Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy (N-Z)

    Last names advised:  A-Z, N-Z


    April Foti earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Troy University, and completed her Master’s in Adult Education.  She joined the CLA advising team in 2015 and has seven years worth of experience in advising.  She is a member of the AU Advisors and Counselors Council, National Academic Advising Association, and serves on the A&P Professional Development Committee. In addition, she received the 2018 Advisor Excellence Award for the College of Liberal Arts. April enjoys spending time with her husband (David), daughter (Addison), and dog (Beaux).

  • Ross Blair

    Ross Blair

    Majors advised:  
    Interdisciplinary Studies, Undeclared-Liberal Arts, English, History, Foreign Languages and International Trade
    Last names advised:  A-Z


    Ross Blair has a Master's Degree in History from the University of Virginia, and Bachelor's Degrees in History and Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. He has been advising at Auburn since 2015, and prior to that taught and advised at a small university in the North Carolina mountains. When not working with students, he enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa, who is a History faculty member, and his two children.

Last Updated: May 11, 2016