TorchLight is the best way to stay current on all things University of Mobile. Distributed to students, faculty, staff and friends of the university, TorchLight is a bi-annual magazine published by University of Mobile’s Office of Marketing and Public Relations. It offers behind-the-scenes stories, exciting university news, and features that will make you beat your chest with Ram Pride.

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University of Mobile alumnus Lonnie A. Burnett, Ph.D., is the university’s fifth president, following his unanimous selection by the Board of Trustees on Nov. 22, 2019.

The longtime history professor and dean was only six months into a 16-month term as interim president when the Board of Trustees made the position permanent.

“It quickly became obvious there was no ‘interim’ in Dr. Lonnie Burnett’s commitment to lead the university to becoming all that it can be.”

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