The University of South Alabama
Undergraduate education is designed to promote the growth of the individual to think critically and analytically, to communicate effectively, to acquire information and apply it to problem-solving, and to understand the context of global complexity and diversity in which knowledge is applied.
The University is committed to the education of the whole person--the creative person. To accomplish this, a wide range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students to expand their cultural, physical and emotional awareness are provided. The University's environment encourages and fosters the qualities expected of leaders, such as integrity, service, stewardship, involvement and respect for individuals, as well as an appreciation for diversity. Graduate education provides students with increasing levels of challenge and opportunities for independent investigation, creative achievement, the advancement of knowledge, and participation in traditional and new forms of scholarly activity in a broad range of discipline-based and interdisciplinary programs.
These programs prepare students for new, as well as traditional, professional and academic careers. Scholarship is an important aspect of the University and the responsibility of every faculty member. The University of South Alabama provides quality research and scholarly activity in all areas of its academic programs and community service activities, as illu a
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Dr. Gordon Moulton
The University of South Alabama was chartered in 1963 by the State of Alabama as a comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher education. The University serves as a major center of high quality and accessible undergraduate, graduate, and professional education for metropolitan Mobile, the State of Alabama, the Gulf Coast region, and the southeastern United States.
The University mission actively embraces the functions of teaching, research, public service, and health care through which it vigorously pursues the preservation, through