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UAB's President, Provost, Vice Presidents, and Deans embody our shared values and work together collaboratively to ensure success across all of our mission pillars. 

Our vision, mission and values provide a framework and common language for collaboration and strategic goals that will build on our strong foundation. We serve students and patients while recognizing that we are also embedded in a vibrant community.

  • Vision

    One university inspiring and empowering the creation of knowledge that changes the world.

  • Mission

    UAB serves students, patients, the community and the global need for discovery, knowledge dissemination, education, creativity and the application of groundbreaking solutions. We are a leader among comprehensive public urban research universities with academic medical centers.

  • Shared Values

    Integrity We act ethically and do what is right.

    Respect We treat others with courtesy and civility.

    Diversity and inclusiveness Everybody counts every day. We actively seek varied perspectives in our decision-making.

    Collaboration We trust each other and work cooperatively across disciplinary boundaries in the spirit of shared governance.

    Excellence and achievement We constantly innovate, solve problems and improve ourselves and others through learning.

    Stewardship Fiscal and environmental sustainability guide our decisions.

    Accountability We are answerable to each other and act with the best interests of the university in mind.

UAB Organizational Chart (PDF)

View the PDF organization chart to learn more about UAB's structure and the people who are responsible for each area of the university.

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