Carol Garrison http://apr.org en Watts Named President At UAB http://apr.org/post/watts-named-president-uab <P>The dean of UAB's medical school has been named president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.</P> <P>Trustees selected Dr. Ray L. Watts for the position on Friday.</P> <P>The Birmingham native has been dean of UAB's medical school since 2010.</P> <P>Watts replaces Carol Garrison, who served as president for a decade before stepping down in August.</P> <P>Watts graduated from UAB with an engineering degree in 1976. He earned his medical degree at Washington University in St. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:03:24 +0000 The Associated Press 24641 at http://apr.org Watts Named President At UAB UAB President Carol Garrison Stepping Down http://apr.org/post/uab-president-carol-garrison-stepping-down The president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced that she is stepping down after 10 years. Carol Z. Garrison announced Thursday she is leaving but will continue to serve in her position until an interim president is named. Garrison was named the sixth president of UAB in 2002. She came to UAB from the University of Louisville, where she was acting president. She was hired after the tumultuous departure of UAB's former president, W. Ann Reynolds. UAB has seen record enrollment for three consecutive years, reaching 17,575 in fall 2011. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:26:01 +0000 Associated Press 16380 at http://apr.org UAB President Carol Garrison Stepping Down