Open Forums for Honors College Dean Search Begin Next Week

  • October 17th, 2019

Three candidates vying to be the next dean of The University of Alabama’s Honors College will make presentations to the campus community the week of Oct. 21.

Exterior shot of Nott Hall
UA’s Honors College is housed in Nott Hall.

Presentation dates, times and locations:

  • Oct. 21, 247 Bryant Hall, 1:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Oct. 24, 247 Bryant Hall, 1-2:15 p.m.
  • Oct. 25, 216 Reese Phifer Hall, 1-2:15 p.m.

Each candidate will give a 30-minute presentation on their background, philosophy of honors education and vision for UA’s Honors College. A 30- to 45-minute question-and-answer session will follow.

The next dean will outline a vision for continuing the Honors College mission and enhancing the programs that are the hallmark of its nationally recognized undergraduate honors curriculum.

Information about each candidate is posted at and requires myBama authentication to review.

For those who can’t attend the open forums, video of the candidates’ presentations will be posted a day or two after each presentation on the search website. Feedback forms for each candidate will also be posted on the same webpage.

Feedback on the candidates is very important to the search process and is requested by the search committee.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.