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Goal #1

Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs.

Goal #2

Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.

Goal #3

Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Goal #4

Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.

"This is a long-term, living plan. The goal is that five years or 10 years from now, we will arrive at a place that would not have been possible had we not envisioned it and dared to dream big."

- President Stuart R. Bell

A faculty member talks with a student

UA Announces Strategic Plan for Advancing the Flagship

On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, The University of Alabama unveiled a five-year strategic plan to serve as the roadmap for its future success.

Dr. Bell gives the 2016 Spring Faculty/Staff Address

VIDEO: 2016 Spring Faculty/Staff Address

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, UA President, Dr. Stuart Bell, spoke to faculty and staff at the Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Denny Chimes on the Quad

President Stuart R. Bell Announces Four Pillars of UA’s New Strategic Plan

President Stuart R. Bell announced the four pillars of The University of Alabama’s new strategic plan at a meeting with faculty and staff on April 26, 2016.