Samford University accounting Professor James P. Reburn has been named to the newly-created position of associate dean of the Samford School of Business.
Dr. Reburn has served the business school as area coordinator for accounting, finance, information systems and decision sciences for the past four years. He also served previously as acting director of the accounting program.
A Samford faculty member since 1996, he holds the doctor of business administration degree from Louisiana Tech University and the bachelor of science and master of accounting degrees from Southern Illinois University.
"I am extremely pleased that Dr. Reburn has accepted this new responsibility," said Samford business dean Beck Taylor. "Jim will be instrumental as the School of Business moves forward in business and economics education. Jim has proved his capable leadership in various roles within the school, and I am glad to have him as a member of my leadership team."