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President Emeritus Gordon Moulton


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A community-wide memorial service will be held on the University of South Alabama campus today, Wednesday, Oct. 2, for USA President Emeritus Gordon Moulton, whose career spanned most of the University's first half-century and culminated with 15 years as USA's president. The memorial is set for 4 p.m. in the Mitchell Center arena on campus, and Geri Moulton will receive guests immediately following at the same location.

In order to allow students and faculty to attend the memorial service, classes will not be held today from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the University of South Alabama's main campus. Faculty should end classes in time to allow students to make their way to the Mitchell Center. Normal class schedules will resume at 6 p.m.

In an effort to ensure that the Moulton family, community guests, the elderly and handicapped are afforded a convenient place to park for the memorial service, it is requested that USA employees and students remain parked in their normal parking spaces instead of driving to the Mitchell Center parking lot. If your normal parking lot is an extreme distance from the Mitchell Center, please park in the Gamma or Humanities parking lots off South Drive. JagTran will be running multiple shuttles between these lots for everyone's convenience.

Dear Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni and Friends of the University,

It is with great sadness I report to you the loss of our friend, colleague, and leader, President Emeritus Gordon Moulton. President Moulton lost his courageous year-long battle with cancer on September 28, 2013 at the age of 73.

The University of South Alabama family extends its deepest sympathies to Geri Moulton and the Moulton family. We also express our heartfelt appreciation for President Moultonís long-time service and his transformational leadership of the University.

Click here for memorial service information. Click here to read remembrances for President Moulton. For more information on the life and service of this remarkable leader, please go to:

President Gordon Moulton to Retire After 46 Years of Service to the University of South Alabama:

Record $50 Million Abraham Mitchell Gift to Honor Moulton:

John W. Smith
Acting President


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