November 4, 2005
Editor: Sean Flynt
Web Content Editor: Jana Peairson
Contributing Writers: William Nunnelley, Jana Peairson, Philip Poole, Mary Wimberley


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  Soccer Team Wins Third-Consecutive OVC Title Soccer Team Wins Third-Consecutive OVC Title
"... The Bulldogs will open play in the 2005 OVC Tournament on Nov. 4...."
  Box, Hull, McAlister Named Alumni of Year Box, Hull, McAlister Named Alumni of Year
"...Betsy Box, director of the Bedford School, Fairburn, Ga., William E. Hull, research professor and retired Samford provost, and L. Durwood McAlister, retired editor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, were recognized at the annual alumni candlelight dinner on Friday, Oct. 28..."
  The Presidential Tradition

The Presidential Tradition
"... Ongoing disputes with the Alabama Baptist Convention over the status of ministerial students and religion faculty ended in 1886 with a victory for Murfee's insistence that Howard would not exempt ministerial students from the college's military and residence requirements, and would not allow the Convention to dictate faculty appointments..."

  Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford Congress Creates Special Window of Opportunity for Tax-Wise Gifts to Samford
"...Retirement plan owners age 59 1/2 or older can now make a deductible IRA or retirement plan gift to qualified charitable organizations, including Samford, prior to December 31, 2005..."