UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA NAMES NEW VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE

Denny Chimes University Of Alabama

The University of Alabama has named Myron L. Pope its new Vice President for Student Life, it was announced in an email from UA News on Friday morning.

Pope, an Alabama native who has three degrees from the Capstone, will be filling a position that has been vacant since David Grady resigned in July of last year.

Pope comes to the Capstone after a career in higher education in Oklahoma. Most recently, he operated as Chief of Strategic Engagement for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. He has served in student affairs and enrollment management at the University of Central Oklahoma, including 14 years in vice presidential roles. Pope was the Associate Director of the Center for Student Affairs Research at the University of Oklahoma as well.

Not only did Pope attend the University of Alabama, but he was a walk-on member of the 1992 National Championship football team.

Pope will now oversee a staff of about 1,300 part-time employees and 300 full-time employees.

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