The extent and quality of the activities sponsored by the Department of History depends in large measure on our available funds and the generous support of donors. Endowments or significant targeted donations will enable us to increase our national visibility, expand our production of nationally-recognized scholarship, and to grow History programming and events. Naming opportunities are possible in conjunction with such gifts.
For more information about any of the opportunities to support The University of Alabama Department of History, please contact Jay McPhillips, Associate Director of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences.
To make a general donation online, please visit https://history.ua.edu/giving/.
Your support enables the Department to:
- Fund endowed scholarships and awards for outstanding current and prospective students.
- Support the research travel and professional development of both faculty and graduate students.
- Fund student organizations such as Phi Alpha Theta, the Graduate History Association, and the Undergraduate Historical Society.
- Fund student publications, such as the department’s award-winning Southern Historian journal.