Linda Lucas, Ph.D., who has served as UAB’s interim provost since May 2011, has been named to the permanent post after a national search.linda_lucas_web

UAB President Carol Z. Garrison announced the appointment effective immediately, saying Lucas “has built sustainable momentum this past year in some key areas, particularly in implementing additional tools and resources to enhance student success, and spearheading the opening of our new Center for Teaching and Learning for our faculty.  She is high-energy, innovative and devoted to UAB and will continue to push to improve the academic experience of our students and faculty.

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