Support Boards

Arty Party
One of the Leadership Board’s signature events, Arty Party showcases one of the College’s five fine and performing arts programs each year: visual arts, creative writing, dance, music, and theatre. The 2022 Arty Party, shown here, raised funds for the School of Music.

Joining one of the College’s many boards is an excellent way to stay abreast of your favorite academic programs while seeing the impact of your giving in action.

As a board member, you also have the opportunity to meet other alumni and supporters such as yourself, and to make lifelong friendships through your joint love of the College and University.

The Leadership Board

The College of Arts and Sciences Leadership Board includes some 200 alumni and friends of the College of Arts and Sciences who support the College through their resources, their advocacy, and their time. The Leadership Board serves as an advisory board to the dean on matters related to the growth and development of the College’s private endowment.

Blount Alumni Fellows

Supporting the Blount Scholars Program, the Blount Alumni Fellows includes alumni and friends of Blount who meet twice annually and pay annual dues supporting students in the Blount program.

Geological Sciences Advisory Board

The Geological Sciences Advisory Board, founded in 2002, is one of the College’s longest-running boards. Members include alumni, corporate, governmental, and community members interested in supporting UA’s Department of Geological Sciences.

Friends of the Million Dollar Band

The mission of the Friends of the Million Dollar Band is to assist, support, and promote the UA Million Dollar Band. Board members help to recruit students, provide financial assistance to MDB members, plan and promote Alumni Band Weekend, help secure funds for the band’s activities, and serve as an advisory group to the dean.


Enjoy free admission, stay informed about Museums happenings, and receive invitations to special events by joining The University of Alabama Museums.

Opera Guild

The Opera Guild aims to support student artists in the UA Opera Theatre program; increase the number of ticket purchasers, donors, and fans; to enhance the visibility of opera at UA, in Tuscaloosa, and beyond; and to extend opera through outreach and education for diverse audiences in the community.

UA Theatre Alliance

The UA Theatre Alliance exists to assist, support and promote The University of Alabama’s Theatre Department and The University of Alabama. Alliance members support student artists and faculty members; grow theatre education and community outreach, and advocate for and increase the visibility of the Theatre Department.