The University of Alabama is a 4-year, public school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The school was founded in 1820 and is the flagship of the University of Alabama System which includes campuses in Birmingham and Huntsville. The spacious campus, spanning almost 2,000 acres, features a large central quad in front of the library, as well as several other open areas and green spaces. Denny Chimes on the main quad rings the Westminster Chimes throughout the day. The school started admitting women in 1892 and became racially integrated starting in 1956. Notable alumni include actors Jim Nabors and Sela Ward, former NFL players Joe Namath and Bart Starr and Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales.