Leadership Team

Ruthie Spiers2
Ruthie Spiers
Director Academic Advising

As the director of University Advising, Dr. Ruthie Spiers works closely with academic units to promote consistent and effective advising for our students. She is responsible for organizing professional development opportunities for all campus advisors and provides leadership and support to Auburn's Advisors and Counselors Caucus. Spiers formerly served as the coordinator of the freshman learning community program, as an academic counselor, and as director of the Exploratory Advising Center for undecided freshmen. Her other areas of service include student organization advisor and adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology. She completed her undergraduate studies in psychology at Presbyterian College and graduate degrees in counseling and higher education administration at Auburn University. She lives in Auburn with her husband and three daughters.

Last updated: May 10, 2022