UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences Honors Distinguished Alumni and Friends

Campaign supporters Gail and Jeffrey Bayer received the Friend of the College Award.
Bayer-2Jeffrey and Gail Bayer recently committed a generous gift to the UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. This gift will be used to name the atrium, which will be the building’s centerpiece. Jeffrey Bayer is president and CEO of Bayer Properties, a national commercial real estate leader, with a mixed-use asset portfolio of more than 11 million square feet. He also directed the development of one of the industry’s first outdoor fashion centers with the 1997 opening of The Summit in Birmingham. Gail Bayer serves on the advisory board of UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and was a board member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

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