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Former president Guy Bailey a presidential candidate at University of Memphis

Former University of Alabama President Guy Bailey is one of four finalists being considered for the University of Memphis’ next presidency. According to the University of Memphis website, Bailey is being considered alongside David Rudd, provost at the University of Memphis; George W. Hynd, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the College of Charleston; and Sharon Gaber, […]

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Former UA president dies

Former UA president dies

By Mark Hammontree and Mackenzie Brown | CW Staff   Former University of Alabama president Joab Thomas died Monday in Tuscaloosa at the age of 81. Also the former president of Pennsylvania State University and former chancellor of North Carolina State University, Thomas was a Tuscaloosa County native and spent nearly five decades in higher education. “From his days as […]

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Hudson Strode carries on word of Shakespeare

Hudson Strode taught at The University of Alabama for 47 years. In that time, his classes spawned students who would publish more than 55 novels and 101 short stories, according to records at Hoole Special Collections. Strode himself published 16 works, including a three-volume biography of Jefferson Davis. Well-known alumni of his class include Borden Deal, Ann Waldron and Elise […]

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College of Engineering to offer 2 new degrees

College of Engineering to offer 2 new degrees

University of Alabama students will have two new majors to choose from in the fall. The College of Engineering will add degrees in environmental engineering and architectural engineering to meet demand in the state and country. Along with the pre-established construction and civil engineering degrees, students in the department of civil, construction and environmental engineering will have a total of […]

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Lee Garrison to be sworn in as Board of Education chairman

After devoting the past 16 years of his political career to the Tuscaloosa City Council, Lee Garrison looks forward to serving the city in a new way. Garrison will be sworn into his new role as Chairman of the Board of Education on Nov. 4 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. “It’s hard to sum it all up, all of those […]

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