March 31, 2006
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley


The Belltower is your biweekly connection to stories about Samford life, breaking news and campus events. It's a fast, free and fun way to keep in touch with the University, and it's 100 percent Spam-free. That means no "special offers," no slippery definitions of breaking news and no compromising of your e-mail privacy.

If you were introduced to The Belltower by one of our biweekly e-mail messages, you're already subscribed and will automatically receive each new issue. If you just happened by, welcome!

If you are an alumnus and don't want to receive The Belltower, simply address an e-mail message to us at bltwr@samford.edu and write "cancel" in the subject line, with your name, postal address and year of graduation in the body of the e-mail. Samford students and employees receive The Belltower via University listserve addresses, and can't be removed from that system.

We welcome your comments, suggestions and story ideas at bltwr@samford.edu.

  Kerlin Named Minister To the University Kerlin Named Minister To the University
"...He has the mind of an academic and a passion for working with students in spiritual formation..."
  The Presidential Tradition: Charles B. Williams, 1919-1921

The Presidential Tradition: Charles B. Williams, 1919-1921
"...Williams had made a name for himself as a pastor and as a highly respected scholar and veteran professor of Greek and New Testament. His translation of the Greek New Testament, in progress while he served Howard, was an influential and important work, and remains in print. But, for all that, the Williams administration ended abruptly and bitterly..."

  Auction Will Aid Missions Scholarship Fund Auction Will Aid Missions Scholarship Fund
"...Samford will host both a live and a silent auction benefiting the Student Missions Scholarship Fund on Friday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...."
  Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford 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..."