Make a Gift Opportunities Staff Directory Careers UA, Protective Life Partner to Form Diversity in Business Bridge Program With a gift from Protective Life Corporation, The University of Alabama is launching an initiative to help underrepresented students get a head start on finding their potential path to a business degree. Birmingham Couple Makes Transformational Gift to UA A $20 million comprehensive gift from C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick will significantly enhance the Culverhouse College of Business and intercollegiate athletics at The University of Alabama. Fayard Gift to Transform Literacy Education, Support First-Generation Scholarship A $3 million gift commitment from UA alumni Gary and Nancy Fayard will create a lasting impact through helping to recruit a leading researcher in literacy education and supporting first-generation business students from the state of Alabama. Eliza P. Culverhouse Supports Dance Graduate Students With $250,000 Gift Eliza Culverhouse has continued her support of UA’s students and the advancement of the arts with a $250,000 contribution to the College’s Department of Theatre and Dance. This gift, which created the Eliza P. Culverhouse Graduate Support Fund in Dance, will support graduate students in the dance Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in furthering their craft. Late Steve Williams Makes Substantial Gift to Enhance the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection at Gorgas Library The A.S. Williams III Americana Collection, consisting of thousands of primary source materials on Southern and early U.S. history, recently grew by more than 2,500 titles valued at more than $1.3 million, thanks to a gift of additional materials from the collection’s namesake, A.S. (“Steve”) Williams III, a 1958 graduate of The University of Alabama. UA Adapted Athletics Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for Parker-Haun Tennis Facility University of Alabama Adapted Athletics officially opened the Parker-Haun Tennis Facility, the only collegiate tennis facility in the nation for wheelchair student-athletes, thanks to the generosity of the Parker and Haun families of Tuscaloosa, along with several other donors.