The mission of Leadership UAB is to enhance the understanding of its members regarding the vision and mission of The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the ongoing endeavors of the University so as to foster loyalty and support of UAB and develop dedicated ambassadors and volunteers who shall endeavor to serve the University in various capacities.
The membership of Leadership UAB shall reflect the University's commitment to diversity and so include a broad range of individuals from various corporate, civic, and volunteer backgrounds. The annual membership class will consist of approximately 50 members between the ages of 25 and 40 who represent a cross-section of Birmingham's vibrant young community. Members shall serve for a minimum of one year.
Members of Leadership UAB are encouraged to make the most of their time in the organization by attending all events and scheduled activities so as to enhance the benefit they receive from participation and increase the overall value of their involvement. At the conclusion of their year of participation in Leadership UAB, members are strongly encouraged to continue and further their association with UAB through service on one of the University's many active advisory boards or councils or in any other such service and/or leadership capacity of the University as it appeals to each member's particular interests and talents.