Provost & Academic Affairs

Greetings from the University of North Alabama where education meets innovation and tradition ignites ambition!

As the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, it is my pleasure to introduce you to what makes the University of North Alabama exceptional. We are dedicated to providing an educational experience that not only challenges but also supports every student in reaching their fullest potential. At UNA, you will discover a campus alive with diverse thoughts and activities, where every individual’s growth is our priority.

Our academic offerings span a wide range of disciplines—from the arts and humanities to the sciences and engineering. Our faculty are not only leaders in their fields but also passionate educators committed to delivering a quality education. They, along with our dedicated staff and state-of-the-art facilities, ensure your educational journey is rich and comprehensive.

Beyond the classroom, UNA is a community that encourages personal development, leadership, and global engagement. You will find numerous opportunities to join student organizations, engage in innovative research, and participate in community service, each of which will enrich your experience and prepare you for a successful career.

I encourage you to spend some time on our website and discover all that the University of North Alabama has to offer. I know you will find a program of study that is right for you, and we promise to support you as you begin your exciting journey of discovery and learning.

Roar Lions!

Brien N. Smith
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost Smith