Dr. John August appointed Dean of Faculties and Associate Provost at Texas A&M
Dr. John August, former faculty member at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named the new Associate Dean of Faculties for Texas A&M University. He will also serve as the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M.
Dr. August has received several teaching awards at Texas A&M, including The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association Award for Teaching, and university-level teaching awards at Auburn University and Virginia Tech.
Dr. August is a board certified veterinarian in internal medicine, and joined Texas A&M faculty in 1986 as a professor and head of the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. He also served as deputy dean from 1995–1997. During his term as department head, he was recognized with The Association of Former Students University-Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Administration.
“Dr. August is a clinician, a scholar, and an engaging instructor with an international reputation,” said Dr. Eleanor M. Green, the Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine. “His innovative teaching methods and extensive experience with curricula and pedagogy will be a benefit to the faculty at Texas A&M. We are proud of Dr. Augusts’ many accomplishments, and look forward to his contributions to excellence in teaching across the university in his new role.”