Welcome to The University of Alabama! The Capstone is a special place characterized by a deep commitment to excellence in all we do.

As the state’s flagship university, we serve our students, our region, our state and the nation through outstanding teaching, research that matters and service that strengthens our communities. We make a positive difference in the lives we touch every day by creating and sustaining an environment that encourages all members of the UA family to fulfill their highest potential.

One of our highest priorities is to provide a welcoming and inclusive campus for our students, faculty, staff, visitors and alumni. You are the lifeblood of this great university.

Dr. Stuart R. Bell


Looking Back on 2015-16 Academic Year

May 09, 2016 Speeches and Videos

The University of Alabama has just finished another successful academic year. It began with record-breaking enrollment of 37,100 students, and ended with the presentation of more than 5,300 degrees last week.

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2016 Spring Faculty/Staff Address

April 26, 2016 Speeches and Videos

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

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Strategic Plan Update

April 26, 2016 Messages from the President

In case you were not able to attend today’s Faculty/Staff meeting, I want to share the gist of my remarks. Today, we are pleased to announce the four pillars of the University’s new strategic plan.

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