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“Carpe Diem”: Words of wisdom from Dr. Witt

Peyton Shepard

August 22, 2016

Chancellor Robert E. Witt announced in 2015 that he would be stepping down on August 15, 2016. Witt served as the chancellor of the UA System for 3 years, after serving as the University's president since 2003. During his term, Wi...

More people should run for SGA positions

Chisolm Allenlundy

February 16, 2015

On the night of last year’s SGA elections, I sat huddled around a table with a group of candidates and their supporters. In the center of the table was a laptop broadcasting WVUA, which was preparing to announce the results...

Board of Trustees shows clear bias

Kyle Simpson

November 11, 2014

Rumors and speculation that the University of Alabama at Birmingham is considering ending its football program began swirling last week. There is concern that the new head coach, Bill Clark, has not received a contract extension ...

Area riverkeeper discusses Shepherd Bend

Jennifer Lamonaca

October 21, 2014

Nelson Brooke, riverkeeper for the Black Warrior River Keeper, addressed the University of Alabama’s Environmental Council Thursday, Oct. 16 in a speech on the update of Shepherd Bend Mine. He said the ultimate goal of the oppo...

UA Board of Trustees names female president

Rachel Brown

September 22, 2014

The University of Alabama system made history Friday morning by selecting Karen Brooks to serve as the president pro tempore of the Board of Trustees for the next year. Brooks will be the first woman to serve in this position in the Board’s 18...

No decision yet on criteria for next president

Stephen N. Dethrage

June 13, 2012

The UA Presidential Search Advisory Committee met for two hours Monday to conduct its second work session and continue the conversation on the criteria for the man or woman who will replace now Chancellor Robert Witt as the pr...

Our View: Committee itself must center on students

Our View

June 13, 2012

The presidential search committee currently seeking a replacement for Robert Witt, former University of Alabama president and current UA chancellor, seems to be moving in the right direction, but may soon find itself hitting a ...

Board approves building projects, grants funds for scholarships

Haley Herfurth

September 19, 2010

The UA System Board of Trustees met Friday and approved a number of building projects for the University and allocated more than $6 million for scholarships, which includes a $3.5 million bequest from Betsy Ann Plank Rosenfiel...

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