Guy Bailey resigns University of Alabama http://apr.org en Wife of Ex-UA President Dies http://apr.org/post/wife-ex-ua-president-dies <p>The wife of former University of Alabama president Guy Bailey has died.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A university statement says Jan Tillery-Bailey died Sunday night at a hospital in Birmingham.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The 63-year-old Tillery-Bailey had health problems for several years.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Tillery-Bailey was the wife of Guy Bailey, who was named president of the University of Alabama but resigned two months later last year citing his wife's illness.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Texas native was a linguistics professor before retiring because of her health in 2008.<br> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:41:32 +0000 The Associated Press 37153 at http://apr.org Wife of Ex-UA President Dies Former UA President Explains Quick Departure http://apr.org/post/former-ua-president-explains-quick-departure <P>Former University of Alabama President Guy Bailey says he resigned because his ill wife would drive herself to meet the social obligations of being a president's wife and that would put her life at risk.</P> <DIV> <P>Bailey told al.com (<A href="http://bit.ly/VLZ2CW">http://bit.ly/VLZ2CW</A> ) that he could not allow his wife to do that. Bailey's wife has battled cancer and has complications from surgery that have impaired her ability to absorb nutrients in food. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:38:10 +0000 The Associated Press 22892 at http://apr.org Former UA President Explains Quick Departure 2 Aides To Former UA President Still Being Paid http://apr.org/post/2-aides-former-ua-president-still-being-paid <P>Two top aides to former University of Alabama President Guy Bailey are leaving the school but will continue to draw a salary for months.</P> <P>Both presidential assistant Mary Larson Diaz and presidential chief of staff Justin Clark moved to Tuscaloosa with Bailey from Texas Tech University after he took the job at Alabama. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 22:50:51 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21699 at http://apr.org 2 Aides To Former UA President Still Being Paid AP: Resigned UA President Making $535K Annually http://apr.org/post/ap-resigned-ua-president-making-535k-annually <p>The University of Alabama is still paying ex-President Guy Bailey $535,000 a year even though he resigned after just two months on the job.</p><p>Bailey cited his wife's health in unexpectedly quitting in late October. But university system spokeswoman Kellee Reinhart told The Associated Press on Friday that Bailey remains on the university payroll.</p><div><p>Bailey is officially on leave through August. He could return to campus as an English professor after that.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:28:38 +0000 The Associated Press 21409 at http://apr.org AP: Resigned UA President Making $535K Annually UA Taps Interim Provost To Replace New President http://apr.org/post/ua-taps-interim-provost-replace-new-president <P>The University of Alabama&nbsp;has named a replacement for provost Judy Bonner, who was recently tapped as the school's first female president.</P> <P>Long-time administrator and faculty member Joe Benson will serve as interim provost, which is the school's chief academic official.</P> <P>Benson has been vice president for research and vice provost since 2009. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 23:12:56 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 20613 at http://apr.org UA Taps Interim Provost To Replace New President Alabama Trustees to Discuss Bailey Departure http://apr.org/post/alabama-trustees-discuss-bailey-departure <P>University of <FONT color=red>Alabama</FONT> trustees are gathering in Tuscaloosa to discuss a new president following Guy Bailey's resignation after less than two months in office.</P> <P>Board pro tem Paul Bryant Jr. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:05:40 +0000 The Associated Press 20079 at http://apr.org Alabama Trustees to Discuss Bailey Departure