Univ. of AL president announces plan to leave office

Dr. Judy Bonner was named president of UA in 2012. (Source: UA)
Dr. Judy Bonner was named president of UA in 2012. (Source: UA)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WAFF) - University of Alabama president Dr. Judy Bonner sent a letter to the campus community Wednesday morning, announcing her decision to leave office in 2015.

It reads as follows:

Dear UA Students, Faculty and Staff:

Bonner's biography on the university website says she was named the 28th president in November 2012, serving as interim president for six months the same year. She joined the faculty in 1981 as associate professor and head of the Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality.

She has held faculty appointments in the pediatrics department at UAB and medical dietetics at Ohio State University.

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