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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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The University’s endowment market value nearly doubled from 2011 to 2021. The majority of the endowment income goes to scholarship and fellowships, while about 1% goes to libraries.

UA endowment surpasses $1B for first time as tuition revenue falls

March 9, 2022
In mid-February the University published its annual financial report, revealing that its endowment had jumped by nearly one-third in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021, to a historic high of $1.09 billion.
Opinion | Is the lowercase revolution on its way?

Opinion | Is the lowercase revolution on its way?

February 20, 2022
I’m not aware of any capitalist (get it?) conspiracy to maintain the orthographic status quo, but there are a few reasons to keep uppercase characters around.
UA health officials express optimism, stress precautions in COVID-19 town hall

UA health officials express optimism, stress precautions in COVID-19 town hall

January 20, 2022
In a virtual town hall on Wednesday, three University of Alabama health officials shared a positive outlook on the future of the COVID-19 pandemic but reiterated the importance of precautions like masks, social distancing and vaccination.
Between 2001 and 2021, the share of degree-seeking UA undergraduates who identify as Black fell by 29%. (“Two or more races” was introduced as a category in 2010.) Data is from demographic records (2021) and Common Data Set responses (1990-2010) obtained upon request from the University, as well as Common Data Set responses published on the UA Office of Institutional Research Assessment website (2011-2020).

As UA grows, Black enrollment lags

October 20, 2021
In the past 20 years, the number of degree-seeking undergraduates at the University has more than doubled. Yet the number of Black students in this group has risen by only 47%.
UA tightens mask mandate until Oct. 1 amid rising campus cases

UA tightens mask mandate until Oct. 1 amid rising campus cases

September 2, 2021

The University updated its mask mandate on Thursday, Sept. 2 to require face coverings in all non-residential campus buildings effective immediately. The updated requirement, which extends across the University...

UA reports 58% student vaccination rate as campus cases double

UA reports 58% student vaccination rate as campus cases double

August 30, 2021

The University of Alabama System reported student vaccination data for the first time on Monday, revealing that 58% of UA students have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.  The University...

COVID on campus: Whats changed?

COVID on campus: What’s changed?

August 18, 2021

The 2020-2021 academic year took place in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Events were canceled or postponed, classes were divided between Zoom and socially distanced face-to-face meetings, and masks...

UA reports faculty vaccination rates in first update since April

UA reports faculty vaccination rates in first update since April

August 18, 2021

The University of Alabama System updated its online COVID-19 dashboard for the first time since April to report testing and vaccination data from its three campuses. The UA System added vaccination...

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