• Campus Engagement Town Hall
  • Affordable Instructional Materials Grant
  • Faculty Onboarding
  • Faculty 5 Friday Commons
  • Be Seen In Green


Nominations sought for President's Diversity Champion Awards

This honor recognizes significant achievements toward developing a more culturally diverse and inclusive university community.

2017 list of promoted and tenured faculty members

138 UAB faculty members received promotions, and 49 were awarded tenure.

Nominations open for 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award

The recipient will receive a $5,000 award and will be the keynote speaker at the DFL reception held in their honor.

executiveAdministrators have an important role in securing the success of the university. However, faculty may not be aware of the impact of administrators’ efforts on the campus, or how the work of faculty can assist the efforts of administrators. The CTL Executive Presenter Series brings administrators and faculty together for discussion and collaboration. The series features UAB administrators at the vice president and vice provost level who will discuss with faculty their work and its impact on the university as a whole. 

Each workshop will be presented on select Fridays from 11:30-1 PM in CTL (EB 243). Lunch will be provided for all registered participants. Participation in each workshop earns attendees 10,000 Gold Points and a CTL Executive Series Badge.

  • November

Photograph of Suzanne AustinCTL Executive Presenter Series: Dr. Suzanne Austin
Senior Vice Provost

  • Friday, November 10, 2017; 11:30-1 PM, CTL 243
  • Lunch will be provided for pre-registered attendees

Dr. Suzanne Austin serves as Senior Vice Provost, Senior International Officer and Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Austin leads UAB’s strategic internationalization efforts through the Office of Global Engagement that includes the INTO UAB Center, International Education, International Student and Scholar Services and Education Abroad. She also heads the Offices of Faculty Affairs, Service Learning and Undergraduate Research, Assessment and Accreditation (including the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Quality Enhancement Plan) and UAB Army ROTC. In addition, she is responsible for strategic initiatives to enhance UAB’s on-line offerings and increase enrollments through the Division of eLearning and Professional Studies.

Before coming to UAB, Dr. Austin served in several administrative positions at the University of Delaware, including Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Divisional Dean for the Social Sciences and History and Chair of the Department of Art.

Dr. Austin has been awarded an American Council on Education Fellowship and a Bryn Mawr Institute for Women Leaders Fellowship. She has also earned certification from the Society for College and University Planning. Dr. Austin holds a Ph.D. in History from Duke University, an M.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A. in English/Journalism from North Carolina State University.

Register above and join us at the Center for Teaching and Learning for lunch and a discussion with Dr. Austin.


Previous presenters in this series include:

  • Bradley Barnes, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management - February 19, 2016
  • Allen Bolton, Vice President for Financial Affairs and Administration - March 11, 2016
  • Curtis Carver Jr., Vice President for Information Technology/CIO - April 1, 2016
  • Paulette Dilworth, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - April 15, 2016
  • Anne Buckley, Chief Communications Officer - October 14, 2016
  • Mark Ingram, Director of Athletics - November 18, 2016
  • John R. Jones III, Vice President for Student Affairs - February 10, 2017
  • Chris S. Brown, Vice President for Research - April 12, 2017
  • Gregg M. Janowski, Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation - September 15, 2017
  • Curtis Carver Jr., Vice President for Information Technology/CIO - October 13, 2017



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