Neyland is interim VP for Information Technology

neylandJeff Neyland has been named interim vice president for UAB Information Technology. Neyland is a proven business leader and information technologist with experience in Fortune 300 companies, private equity firms and venture capital-backed start-ups. He has broad industry experience, a deep knowledge of business-management practices and technology plus a solid track record of addressing challenges and opportunities with innovative solutions.

While here, Neyland will work with the UAB IT team to ensure daily operations continue to be customer service-focused, assess strengths, challenges and cost-reduction opportunities, craft an implementation plan for Huron Consulting recommendations and develop a position summary and assist with candidate sourcing for the vice president position during the national search.

Staff Appointments

  • Arribas is new chair for Foreign Languages & Literatures

    Julian Arribas, Ph.D., comes to UAB from Creighton University. His international perspective and contacts are expected to advance the goals for globalization for the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Evans is new chair of Music

    Patrick Evans, D.M., comes to UAB from DePauw University, where he was director of admissions for its School of Music. Evans, a baritone who has performed nationwide and abroad, is a lecturer, practitioner and clinician in the fields of sacred music and congregational song.

    posted 7 days ago 151 views
  • Carver is VPIT/chief information officer
    Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, for which he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer. He will be the senior IT leader at UAB and also hold an academic appointment in computer sciences. His first day at UAB will be June 1.
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  • Engler named interim dean of The Graduate School at UAB
    Associate Dean Jeffrey Engler, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean of The Graduate School at UAB. Provost Linda Lucas is meeting with stakeholders across campus to discuss the future of graduate education and better determine the expectations and necessary qualifications for the next dean.
    posted a while back 1447 views
  • Donna Dunn named president of Alabama ACNM
    Donna Dunn, Ph.D., CNM, FNP-BC, instructor in the UAB School of Nursing, has been named president-elect of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Dunn, who was elected president in October, previously served the affiliate as vice president
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  • Ali to coordinate undergraduate research office
    Tomader Ali, Ph.D., has joined the UAB Office of Undergraduate Research as its program coordinator.
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  • Three appointed to endowed positions
    Three faculty were appointed to endowed professorships in psychiatry, dentistry and ophthalmology during the Sept. 19 meeting of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees: Adrienne C. Lahti, Perng-Ru Liu and Russell W. Read.
    posted a while back 1870 views
  • Sloan, Bangalore to lead cyber research center

    The center collaborates with law-enforcement and industry partners to translate its research and development into real-world protection.

    posted a while back 1698 views
  • Laken appointed to state respiratory board
    Debra Eddins Laken, associate professor in the UAB School of Health Professions Respiratory Therapy Program, has been appointed to the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley.
    posted a while back 1906 views
  • First director hired to lead AEIVA
    Lisa Tamiris Becker, who previously directed the art museums at the University of New Mexico and the University of Colorado, Boulder, begins work at UAB Sept. 1.
    posted a while back 2054 views