Former Alabama dean named interim president at UAH


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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – A former engineering dean at the University of Alabama is being recommended as interim president at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

The University of Alabama System says Chancellor Finis St. John’s appointment of Chuck Karr still must be approved by trustees.

But St. John was a member of the board for 17 years and opposition to his choice is unlikely. Karr worked as engineering dean at the Tuscaloosa campus for 16 years.

He would replace Darren Dawson, who cited private family matters in stepping down after less than three years on the job at UAH.

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11/17/2021 1:49:01 PM (GMT -6:00)

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