Gary Hauk is the university historian for Emory University. Before his appointment to this role in 2015, he served in senior administrative positions for 30 years, working with four presidents and one interim president, first as vice president and secretary of the University and later as deputy and then senior adviser to the president. He has authored four books about Emory, including Emory as Place: Meaning in a University Landscape, published this year by the University of Georgia Press. He regularly teaches an undergraduate course on Emory history and lectures about the university to many civic and historical organizations. He maintains a blog at emoryhistorian.org. Devoting half his time to institutional history, he also serves half-time as senior editorial director in the Emory Center for the Study of Law and Religion. Gary has master’s degrees in English literature and theology and earned his PhD in ethics from Emory.