Raymond J. Harbert Gift Clears Way for Business Building

Nearly 50 years after its founding as a school of business and 25 years after its move into Lowder Hall, Auburn University’s Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will have a second home.

A $15 million commitment from 1982 alumnus Raymond J. Harbert, matched by $15 million from Auburn University, will fund the construction of a second business building on Auburn’s campus. Lowder Hall will remain the administrative hub of the Harbert College, but the as yet unnamed second facility will accommodate needs that did not exist when the original business building opened in 1992. Auburn University’s Board of Trustees approved the project during its Friday morning meeting at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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