Auburn University names FBI supervisory special agent director of campus security

Auburn University names FBI supervisory special agent director of campus security

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn University has named a new man as Executive Director of the Department of Campus Safety and Security.

FBI supervisory special agent Kelvin King served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation for more than 27 years, including 14 years in the Opelika/Auburn office.

"Kelvin has extensive law enforcement experience and he will provide outstanding leadership in keeping our campus safe," AU President Steven Leath said. "He has lived and worked in our community for much of his career and is highly respected among law enforcement agencies."

"Auburn is a great institution in a wonderful community," King said. "I look forward to working with the Campus Safety and Security staff to provide a safe campus for Auburn's students and employees."

King will take over for interim Executive Director Chance Corbett, who has served since former Executive Director Melvin Owens retired in 2016, on Oct. 1.

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