Guiding Principles

  • Assure that everything we do is for the purpose of improving the lives and health of the citizens of the State of Alabama.
  • Make higher education accessible and diverse, prepare our students for success, and meet the workforce needs of the State.
  • Be accountable for every dollar we receive while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in every program and endeavor.
  • Work to lead a unified approach to improving education at every level in Alabama.
  • Work to help lead a unified approach to improving the economy, opportunities, and comprehensive health care for all citizens of Alabama.
  • Elevate the status, stature, and influence of the University of Alabama System so that we can call on all people devoted to the University of Alabama, UAB, UAH, and the UAB Health System to unite for common purposes.

The University of Alabama System Impact

$10 Billion Annual Impact
1.7 Million Patients Treated
Annually
45,000 Employees
70K+ Students

Individually Distinct. Altogether Stronger.

Comprising three of the most dynamic research universities in the South and a world-class medical center, The University of Alabama System is Alabama’s largest employer and a major driver for economic, intellectual, and cultural growth. But the real benefit comes when the System acts as a single, unified entity that shares one common mission for the state of Alabama.

Finis St. John IV
Chancellor

Institutions