Chad Tindol

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


Chad Tindol serves as Vice Chancellor for Risk and Compliance, Special Assistant to the Chancellor, and Deputy General Counsel for The University of Alabama System. His duties include coordinating risk management and compliance functions over The University of Alabama System; serving as a senior advisor to Interim Chancellor Fess St. John; and providing legal advice and representation to the Board and its related entities.

Prior to coming to the System Office in 2012, Chad was as an Associate Dean of Academic Services at The University of Alabama School of Law, and a member of the Office of Counsel representing the Board of Trustees in a wide range of matters including litigation, student issues, athletics, and employment issues. He previously practiced law in his native Coffee County, Alabama, and clerked for the Hon. W. Harold Albritton. Chad received his B.A. from The University of Alabama in 1994 and earned his J.D. in 1997 from Yale Law School.