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University Of North Alabama Appoints New Vpaa And Provost

Apr. 04, 2017

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Bryan Rachal,University Communications FLORENCE, Ala. -Dr. Ross Alexander will become the next Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of North Alabama, effective July 1, 2017. Alexander was selected as the candidate of choice in a national search that yielded over 40 applicants for the position. Alexander joins UNA from Indiana University-East in Richmond, Indiana, where he has served in various positions including Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education, and, most recently, as Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition to his service at IU-East, Alexander taught at Northern Illinois University (2000-2002), Dominican University (2002-2003), and the University of North Georgia (2003-2011). Alexander's full Curriculum Vitae can be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/VPAACVS/Alexander,%20Ross%20-%20CV%202017.pdf UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates a renowned collegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin. https://www.una.edu/