As the University's senior academic officer, the Executive Vice President and Provost will provide visionary, exemplary, and innovative academic and administrative leadership consistent with the standards of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship expected at a Carnegie-designated R1 institution. Broad and comprehensive responsibilities include: coordinating faculty, staff, and student activities in defining and implementing the University's teaching, research and service missions; supporting existing faculty and staff governance; pursuing and executing strategic academic planning and strategic enrollment management including the direction, growth and review of academic programs; approving faculty and academic staff appointments; developing academic policy; and managing the fiscal affairs of the academic enterprise. The Provost reports directly to the President and represents the President in his or her absence.
The University of Alabama
Founded in 1831 as the state's first university and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, The University of Alabama is a comprehensive, student-centered, research-intensive university. Dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service, UA provides a creative, nurturing campus environment where students can fulfill their academic and personal goals, learn from highly qualified faculty and make a positive difference in the community, the state, and the world.
UA, having doubled in size since 2002, has been one of the nation's fastest-growing flagship universities. UA currently enrolls more than 38,300 000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and now attracts more than half of its students from out of state. Additionally, in recent years UA has invested more than $2.5 billion in campus buildings and infrastructure, including over $400 million in world-class research facilities. As part of the Peter Bryce Campus acquisition, UA also has significant land and facility holdings available for allocation to the research mission. External grants and contracts for research, instruction, service and fellowships reached record levels for UA in fiscal year 2018 and grew by 85 percent over the last five fiscal years (2014-2018). In December 2018, the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education designated UA as a Very High Research Activity doctoral university or
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About University of Alabama Tuscaloosa
As the state’s flagship university, The University of Alabama family has always focused on being the best. After all, we are The Capstone of Higher Education. Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. You’ll like what you find here. Become part of The University of Alabama family.