The Compensation Committee of the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama met Monday afternoon to make employment approvals. On their agenda was approval of Todd Barré as vice president for finance and administration at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a revision of the employment contract for Bill Clark, head football coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The International Student Association offers international and domestic students a place to come together, enjoy cultural events, and discuss their place at the University of Alabama.
“The goal is just to make sure that Honors students are aware of some of the unique opportunities available to them through study abroad,” said Alicia Browne, director of Honors College relations.
All University students and faculty members who are willing and able to donate blood are invited to participate in the Beat Auburn Blood Drive. Students and faculty who do not meet the qualifications to give blood can still get involved by volunteering to work the event.
“Generally, it takes a woman getting asked to run for an office seven times before she even considers it," said Danielle Prendergast, principal consultant of Policy by Design. "The earlier we start asking, the more likely they are to run for office.”
Renowned author Margaret Atwood is coming to the University of Alabama to read from her works and talk to students. Author of novels such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake, as well as many others, she has also written more than fifty volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and non-fiction.
A “Motion to Compel” has been filed against the University of Alabama Elections Board by University student Ryan Truitt. Truitt’s motion comes after the Election Board’s numerous failures to comply with and serve the public in a timely manner, according to the motion, and it urges the SGA Judiciary to take action against the board.
About a hundred students-turned-sleuths worked in teams to solve the murder of Johnny Diamond Thursday night. Jealous groupies, indebted doctors and rejected rockstars were among the list of possible subjects in the investigation at the University Program’s Murder Mystery Dinner. Students got to test their detective skills as they searched for clues to solve the murder with help from a cast of actors in a truly immersive theatrical experience.