University of North Alabama, City of Decatur Sign Learning Agreement

By  | August 24, 2019 | Filed under: News

FLORENCE – Officials with the University of North Alabama and the City of Decatur have today signed a learning agreement that will benefit full-time city employees to further their education.


“We are delighted that UNA offered to partner with the City of Decatur Image result for city of decaturfor the benefit of our City employees,” said Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling. “As part of our Tuition Assistance employee benefit program, the additional tuition discount UNA is offering for full-time City of Decatur employees will help provide a powerful means of improving their job performance. The UNA relationship will also provide a reduced-cost opportunity to prepare for their future career advancement with the City.”


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Tab Bowling

The Learning Agreement is similar to those that have been signed with other Alabama municipalities, including those in the Shoals and elsewhere in the region. Further, Decatur employees may take advantage of the agreement for enrollment in classes for the fall semester.

Dr. Ross Alexander

“UNA is pleased to partner with the City of Decatur to provide educational opportunities for police officers, first responders, and municipal employees,” said Dr. Ross Alexander, vice president for academic affairs and provost. “This agreement further demonstrates UNA’s commitment to adult education through the region and the state.”


Media Release/Michelle Eubanks 
Interim Associate Director
University Communications & Marketing/UNA



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