Meet the Staff


Carolyn C. Golden 
Vice Chancellor for Advancement 

Carolyn, a Kentucky native, made Montgomery her home 12 years ago.  She has worked as a fundraiser for higher education and non-profits for nearly 20 years.  She began her career with Auburn University in 1998 and established the university’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations in 1999.  In 2004, she assumed the role of Senior Director of Regional Campaigns for the $500 million "It Begins at Auburn" Campaign. Under her leadership, the regional campaigns generated more than $28 million.  In 2007, Carolyn became Vice Chancellor for Advancement at Auburn Montgomery, where she leads the university’s alumni and development efforts.  Carolyn received her bachelor’s degree from University of Central Texas and a graduate degree in management from Faulkner University.  She has also done post-graduate coursework at Auburn University.  When she’s not working, Carolyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and knitting. She is also a spinning enthusiast and is a certified instructor.