UA Opens Search for New Vice President for Student Life

  • September 23rd, 2019

The University of Alabama has launched its search for a new vice president for Student Life.

A search committee including representatives from the University’s faculty, administration, student body and alumni will oversee a national search with the goal of having a candidate in place by early 2020.

The vice president for Student Life serves as the senior Student Life administrator. The position works closely with students, faculty and staff to maintain and enhance a climate that fosters student learning and development while further developing a strong sense of community for UA students.

Members of the search committee include Harrison Adams, president, Student Government Association; Linda Bonnin, vice president, Strategic Communications; Kathleen Cramer, interim vice president for Student Life; Tiffini Grimes, executive associate athletics director and chief diversity officer, Intercollegiate Athletics; Brock Jones, alumni representative; Courtney King, student; Cynthia Moore, assistant director, Rural Scholars Program; Cheryl Mowdy, assistant vice president, Finance and Operations; Chad Tindol, chief administrative officer and committee chair; Bradley Tuggle, associate professor, Honors College; and Stuart Usdan, dean, College of Human Environmental Sciences. The committee will be staffed by LeNá Powe McDonald, project coordinator, Office of the President. Robin Jones will serve as counsel to the committee.

A full description of the position and information on how to apply can be found at The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled.

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.