Harris Named Associate VP for Human Resources at UA

  • April 5th, 2000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ‚ Charlotte M. Harris, SPHR, director of human resources at Loyola University New Orleans, has been named associate vice president of human resources at The University of Alabama.

Robert Wright, UA vice president for financial affairs, said the appointment is effective April 17.

“With significant human resources experience in two university settings, Charlotte Harris is very well qualified to lead this important area at The University of Alabama,” Wright said.

Wright also commended the search committee, headed by Dr. Sybil Todd, UA vice president for student affairs, for its efforts to fill the position.

“Dr. Todd and her committee worked diligently and efficiently to conduct this national search. Their work is most appreciated,” he said.

As associate vice president for human resources, Harris will be responsible for job classification, compensation, employment, employee relations, staff training and development, payroll, benefits, personnel records, data management and risk management.

Harris served as director of human resources at Samford University for five years before joining Loyola in 1996. Her previous experience also includes serving as personnel director for Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster and administrative positions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from UAB and holds the professional certification designation of Senior Professional Human Resources. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management on the local, state and national levels, as well as the College and University Personnel Association.


Cathy Andreen, Director of Media Relations, 205/348-8322

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