June 2005
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Mary Wimberley

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  Actor Tony Hale Alumni Spotlight: Actor Tony Hale
"...As Buster Bluth, the youngest son of a profoundly and hilariously dysfunctional family, Hale has created one of the richest comic characters on television..."
  Alabama Constitution Students, Faculty, Staff Call Attention to Unwieldy State Constitution
"...Signatures of 181 Alabama residents were added to a petition in support of constitutional reform. The names will be added to the statewide Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform petition count..."
  H. Hobart Grooms, Jr., and Albert Brewer Committee Begins Search for Next President
"...The committee plans to advertise the position in several regional and national publications over the next few weeks and solicit nominations from the University's constituents, including alumni, faculty, staff, students and donors..."
  Samuel Sterling Sherman The Presidential Tradition: Samuel Sterling Sherman
"...Samford's first president, 27-year-old Samuel Sterling Sherman, was a native of Vermont who had come south to improve his frail health..."
  Samford Newsletter Offers Finance, Estate Planning Information
"...Samford's Gift Planning office now offers a weekly e-mail newsletter featuring up-to-date information and ideas on managing personal finances and estate plans..."