Trustees & Administration

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees

Kay Ivey

Governor, State of Alabama, President ex officio


Ronald W. Gray, President pro tempore

Karen P. Brooks

John H. England, Jr.

Joseph C. Espy III

Barbara Humphrey

Vanessa Leonard

W. Davis Malone, III

Harris V. Morrissette

Scott Phelps

William Sexton

Finis E. St. John IV

W. Stancil Starnes

Marietta M. Urquhart

Kenneth L. Vandervoort, M.D.

James W. Wilson, III

Trustees Emeriti

Frank H. Bromberg, Jr.

Paul W. Bryant, Jr.

Angus R. Cooper II

Oliver H. Delchamps, Jr.

Jack Edwards

Joseph Fine

Sandral Hullett, M.D.

Andria Hurst

John Johns

Peter Lowe

John McMahon, Jr.

John Oliver, Jr.

Joe Ritch

Cleophus Thomas, Jr.

John Thomas

The University of Alabama System Administration


Finis E. St. John IV  (Interim)

Secretary of the Board

Sid J. Trant

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Administration

Ray L. Watts, M.D., President

Pam Benoit, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs and Provost

G. Allen Bolton, Jr., MPH, M.B.A., Vice President, Financial Affairs and Administration

Tom Brannan, Vice President, Advancement

Christopher S. Brown, Ph.D., Vice President, Research

Anne L. Buckley, A.P.R., Chief Communications Officer

Curtis A. Carver, Jr., Ph.D., Vice President, Technology and Chief Information Officer

Paulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

William Ferniany, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, UAB Health System

Alesia Jones, Chief Human Resources Officer

John Jones III, Ph.D., Vice President, Student Affairs

Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., Senior Vice President and Dean, School of Medicine

Suzanne Austin, Ph.D., Senior Vice Provost and Senior International Officer

Bradley Barnes, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Enrollment Management

Eva Lewis, Vice Provost Institutional Effectiveness and Academic Planning

Carlos Estrada M.D., Associate Provost Interprofessional Education; Director, Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation

Stephen A. Yoder, J.D., Associate Provost, Academic Administration

Gregg M. Janowski, Ph.D., Associate Provost, Assessment and Accreditation

Iwan Alexander, Ph.D., Dean, School of Engineering

Shannon Blanton, Ph.D., Dean, Honors College

Autumn Cyprès, Ed.D, Dean, School of Education

Paul Erwin, Ph.D., Interim Dean, School of Public Health

Doreen Harper, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Dean, School of Nursing

Eric Jack, Ph.D., Dean, Collat School of Business

Andrew J. Butler, M.P.T., M.B.A., Ph.D., Dean, School of Health Professions

Lori McMahon, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate School

John Meador, Jr., Dean of Libraries

Kelly K. Nichols, O.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., F.A.A.O, Dean, School of Optometry

Robert E. Palazzo, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Russell Taichman, D.M.D., D.M.Sc.; Dean, School of Dentistry