Auburn President Back at Work After Fainting Spell

Photo Courtesy: Auburn University
Photo Courtesy: Auburn University

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Auburn University president Jay Gogue has returned to work after being hospitalized overnight following a brief fainting spell.

Spokesman Brian Keeter said Gogue (pronounced GOOZH) fainted at a social event Tuesday evening and was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for evaluation.

Keeter said tests were done and the school president was sitting up and joking while at the hospital.

He said Wednesday that Gogue recently suffered from a cold and viral infection but doctors aren't sure if that was a factor in the fainting.

Keeter said Gogue was back in his office after being released from the hospital Wednesday morning and is doing fine.

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