Presidents of the University of Alabama

 

Alva Woods

1831-1837

 

Basil Manly

1837-1855

 

Landon Cabell Garland

1855-1865

 

(Reconstruction)

(1865-1870)

 

William Russell Smith

1870-1871

 

Matthew F. Maury

1871

 

Nathaniel Thomas Lupton

1871-1874

 

Carlos Green Smith

1874-1878

 

Josiah Gorgas

1878-1879

 

William Stokes Wyman (Acting)

1879-1880

 

Burwell Boykin Lewis

1880-1885

 

William Stokes Wyman (Acting)

1885-1886

 

Henry DeLamar Clayton

1886-1889

 

William Stokes Wyman (Acting)

1889-1890

 

Richard Channing Jones

1890-1897

 

James Knox Powers

1897-1901

 

William Stokes Wyman

1901-1902

 

John William Abercrombie

1902-1911

 

George Hutcheson Denny

1911-1936

 

Richard Clarke Foster

1937-1941

 

George Hutcheson Denny

1941-1942

 

Raymon Ross Paty

1942-1947

 

Ralph E. Adams (Acting)

1947-1948

 

John Morin Gallalee

1948-1953

 

Lee Bidgood (Acting)

1953

 

Oliver Cromwell Carmichael

1953-1957

 

James H. Newman (Acting)

1957-1958

 

Frank Anthony Rose

1958-1969

 

F. David Mathews*

1969-1980

 

Richard Ashley Thigpen (Acting)

1975-1977

 

Howard B. Gundy (Acting)

1980-1981

 

Joab Langston Thomas

1981-1988

 

E. Roger Sayers

1988-1996

 

Andrew A. Sorensen

1996-2002

 

J. Barry Mason (Interim)

2002-2003

 

Robert E. Witt

2003-2012

 

Guy Hubert Bailey

2012

 

Judith L. Bonner

2012-

 

 *served as U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and
  Welfare during 1975-1977

Source: UA Factbook