John Veres

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John G. Veres III is an American academic, and chancellor of Auburn University at Montgomery, the metropolitan campus of Auburn University.

Biography[edit]

John G. Veres III graduated from Montgomery Catholic High School in 1972 and became a freshman at Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) in September 1972. He received bachelor’s and master's degrees in psychology from AUM in 1976 and 1978, respectively, and a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from Auburn University in 1983. First hired by AUM in 1976 as a Research and Training Assistant, he was promoted over the next 30 years to several positions on campus including Director of the AUM Center for Business and Economic Development (October 1982-March 2000) and Executive Director of the Division of Outreach (March 2000-June 2006) until the Auburn Board of Trustees named him Chancellor of the university in 2006.[1]

Veres has more than 30 years of experience in human resources management and has served as a consultant on more than 80 employment discrimination lawsuits.[2] With Ronald Sims, Veres is the author of a number of publications on management and the influence of the Americans with Disabilities Act,[3] and edited (also with Sims) Keys to Employee Success in Coming Decades (1999), [4] reviewed in HR Magazine.[5] He also co-authored the book The Challenge of Front Line Management: Flattened Organizations in the New Economy.

In 2011, Veres became the first university leader in the U.S. awarded the H. Roe Bartle Presidential Leadership Award from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.[6] He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Alabama Commission on Higher Education Council of Presidents.[1] He announced his retirement from AUM in August 2015, effective at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year.[7]

Education[edit]

  • Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Auburn University, 1983
  • M.S. in Psychology, Auburn Montgomery, 1978
  • B.S. in Psychology, Auburn Montgomery, 1976
  • Montgomery Catholic High School, 1972

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Veres, John. "Vita" (PDF). Auburn University Montgomery. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Executive Board of Directors". Alabama - Korea Education and Economic Partnership. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Human Resource Management and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1999–2010. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  4. ^ Sims, Ronald; John G. Veres III (1999). Keys to employee success in coming decades. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-56720-194-9. 
  5. ^ Brannon, Jeanine (1999). "The worker of the future: Rev. of Sims and Veres, "Keys to Employee Success in the Coming Decades"". HR Magazine. 44 (11): 111–12. Retrieved 7 April 2010. 
  6. ^ Montgomery Business Journal. "AUM Chancellor Recognized for Support of Nonprofits". Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Holley, Layne (28 August 2015). "AUM Chancellor Veres announces retirement". Auburn University at Montgomery. Retrieved 1 September 2015.