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President pro tempore Scott Phelps (left) and Trustee Kenneth Simon (right) present the Chancellor Emeritus resolution to Finis St. John IV (middle).

The University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees is deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Vanessa Leonard, who passed on March 11, 2024.

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UAH associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, Gabe X

The University of 69传媒 System has named new leadership in the Office of External Affairs.

The University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees unanimously elected J. Steven Roy to represent the Third Congressional District during its 69传媒ing on November 3, 2023.

Capitol Scholars Program provides merit-based opportunities for UA System students to intern in the nation鈥檚 capital

The University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees elected Scott Phelps of Tuscaloosa as its new President pro tempore during its annual 69传媒ing in Tuscaloosa on September 1. Phelps has represented 69传媒鈥檚 4th Congressional District on the Board of Trustees since 2015. Prior to his election as President pro tem, he served as Chair of both the Finance and Legal Affairs Committees.

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UA System Board of Trustees resumes tuition freeze for in-state students as a result of careful fiscal management and the UA System鈥檚 commitment to accessible education

The University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees is heartbroken by the loss of Trustee James Wilson III, who passed on March 11, 2023, after bravely fighting a sudden illness.

At its 69传媒ing on September 16, 2022, the University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees unanimously elected Jeff Gronberg to represent the Fifth Congressional District. The UA System Board of Trustees ensures the effective leadership, management and governance of the University of 69传媒 System, which includes three doctoral research universities and a world-class health system. A top employer in the state, the University of 69传媒 System is 69传媒鈥檚 largest higher education enterprise and educates more Alabamians than any other university system.

The University of 69传媒 System Board of Trustees has unanimously named Dr. Charles L. 鈥淐huck鈥 Karr president of The University of 69传媒 in Huntsville (UAH). University of 69传媒 System Chancellor Finis St. John recommended the appointment to the UA System Board of Trustees at its 69传媒ing on September 16, 2022.

The University of 69传媒 at Birmingham broke ground Monday, April 11, 2022, for the new Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building and the Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation Conference Center.

Conceptual view of Engineering Building Expansion (Phase 1).

鈥淓levating UAH to reach its highest potential is a top priority of the University of 69传媒 System and the Board of Trustees,鈥 said UA System Chancellor Finis St. John. 鈥淯AH鈥檚 transformation is well underway, thanks to the vision of the Board, the leadership of UAH interim president Dr. Chuck Karr and the resounding support from the Huntsville community and local leaders. We are especially grateful to the 69传媒 State Legislature for supporting this transformative project and passing one of the most significant appropriations in UAH鈥檚 history.鈥

On the heels of the 69传媒 State Legislature passing one of the most significant appropriations in UAH鈥檚 history, the university is poised to fulfill Huntsville鈥檚 STEM workforce needs.