Office of the Provost News

Announcing Dr. Shannon Blanton as the inaugural dean of the UAB Honors College

Dr. Blanton comes to UAB from the University of Memphis, where she was professor of Political Science and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs. Read more...

Provost Linda Lucas highlights some of UAB's most recent successes

We continue to recruit the best and brightest students to UAB, enhance our campus facilities, provide academic support services to enrich the student experience, and advance faculty excellence across campus. Read more...

UAB names John Meador as dean of libraries

“We are thrilled that John is joining UAB,” said Provost Linda Lucas. “He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in library science, exemplary administrative leadership and a strong to commitment to community outreach.” Read more...

photo of Linda Lucas, interim provost

Our students, faculty and staff exhibit a relentless commitment to learning and a dedication to improving our global society. My goal as Provost is to work with deans and others to serve the needs of our UAB community by supporting their academic pursuits and advancing new initiatives in education, research and service. Working together, we can better the quality of life for many citizens and inspire our students to realize their dreams.