Began at Auburn: August 2016
Education: Dr. Gacasan earned a bachelor's degree in human resources management, a Masters of Arts in labor and employee relations, and a Doctor of Philosophy in education studies, from the University of Cincinnati.
Job Responsibilities: Oversees and directs the Athletics Department's human resources functions in the areas of employment, compensation, employee relations, organizational and human resources development as well as policy and program administration. Dr. Gacasan serves as the HR Liaison for Athletics.
Past Experience: Dr. Gacasan came to Auburn after serving as the Associate Athletic Director for Human Resources at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to her role with UC Athletics, Dr. Gacasan spent six years with the University of Cincinnati's Labor and Employment Relations, responsible for the administration of faculty and staff collective bargaining agreements and labor relations. In addition to her human resources experience in both private industry and higher education, Dr. Gacasan was adjunct faculty at the University of Cincinnati, with her research encompassing the sphere of diversity and inclusion, with a focus on theoretical groundings in diversity training.
Personal: A native of Cebu City, Philippines, Dr. Gacasan grew up in San Jose, Calif.