The BE BOLD theme focuses on three strategic pillars. 


Bold Student Experiences: Using new facilities, such as the Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex (ACLC), for teaching and learning innovation. Building new facilities such as the STEM+Ag Complex. Updating the Biomedical Sciences program to continue as the premier pre-health training program. Bold Frontiers in Research: Recruiting, supporting, and mentoring innovative faculty as they pursue world-leading research. Developing COSAM-led research centers based on departmental and inter-disciplinary strengths. Advancing entrepreneurship to bring COSAM research innovation to Alabama and the nation. Bold Leadership: Academic Faculty Fellow - promote instructional effectiveness.Research Faculty Fellow - advance center development. Inclusion Faculty Fellow - foster an inclusive and equitable environment