The purpose of The University of Alabama System Academic Affairs Council (SAC) is to provide information and reasoned perspectives regarding academic and student spheres to include: (1) review of academic plans, programs and units; (2) approval of earned degrees awarded; (3) serve as advocates for each campus and for the System as a whole; (4) implement Board policies and continuously review the administration and effect of those policies; (5) coordinate all academic functions of the System to ensure an integrated System of related and cooperating campuses with selected coordinated educational programs and services; and (6) strengthen the quality of effort in those programs of teaching, research, scholarship, and service for which there is the greatest need in the state. The University of Alabama System Academic Affairs Council is led by the Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. The other members of the UAS Academic Affairs Council are the campus Provosts and/ or Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs from The University of Alabama, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and The University of Alabama in Huntsville.


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Charles R. Nash Ed.D. Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
Work Phone: 205-348-8347

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Kevin Whitaker Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Provost for The University of Alabama
Work Phone: 205-348-4893
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Pam Benoit Ph.D. Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost for The University of Alabama at Birmingham (effective July 1, 2017)
Work Phone: 205-934-0622
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Christine W. Curtis Ph.D. Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs for The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Work Phone: 256-824-6337