Staff

The UA System Office’s operating philosophy is to add value and facilitate the ability of our campuses to excel. Led by the Chancellor, who serves as the primary reporting channel for the presidents of each institution, The UA System Office facilitates the work of our Board of Trustees, ensures the fiscal integrity of our three campuses, directs legal affairs and audit functions, operates a state-of-the-art information technology infrastructure, initiates Systemwide activities and outreach, and presents a unified public affairs program. The System Office also approves and reviews academic programs, supports growth and development of the UAB Health System, as well as economic growth initiatives throughout the state.

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Chancellor (Interim) Finis E. St. John IV

Representing the Fourth Congressional District, Fess St. John has served on the Board of Trustees since 2002, including three terms as president pro tempore (2008-2011). His tenure has coincided with a period of significant and sustained growth for the three campuses and the UAB Health System. St. John has chaired numerous standing committees and played a key role in the recruitment of senior campus leadership as well as assisting in the management of more than 450 major capital projects exceeding $3 billion on the campuses. He has been a member of the UAB Health System Board of Directors since 2008, and serves on the UAB Athletic Foundation and the Crimson Tide Foundation Board.

About the Chancellor

Staff

  • Sid Trant

    General Counsel / Secretary of The Board of Trustees

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  • Marvell Bivins Jr.

    Chief Audit Officer

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  • Dana Keith Ph.D., CPA

    Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

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  • Charles Nash Ed.D.

    Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

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  • Kellee Reinhart

    Senior Vice Chancellor for Communications and Community Relations

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  • Clay Ryan

    Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Special Counsel, UABHS

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  • Chad Tindol

    Vice Chancellor for Risk and Compliance/Special Assistant to the Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel

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