Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 14
Majors and Concentrations: 45
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
As the heart of Samford University, Howard College of Arts and Sciences inspires students to a lifetime of inquiry and service through engaged learning, faculty research and vocational discovery within the liberal arts and the Christian ethical and intellectual traditions.

Latest News

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Hynds and Kanute Named to SoCon's All-Faculty and Staff Team
Samford's elected representatives on the team are Emily Hynds, associate dean and associate professor in Howard College of Arts and Sciences, and Theresa Kanute, the One Stop financial services advisor for Samford University athletes. 
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Davis Offers Lessons of Family, Failure to Inspire Graduates
Davis told graduates the story of her great grandmother, the matriarch of her Lebanese immigrant family and known to all generations as Mama. She and her family left Lebanon on the promise of great opportunities and the hope of religious freedom, Davis said, fully invested in the Apostle Mark’s assurance that everything is possible for one who believes. 
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Theology of Mutuality Can Rebuild Declining Church, Ketcham Says
Theologian Sharon Galgay Ketcham presented the 2019 Holley-Hull Lectures, illuminating the causes of, and possible responses to, an unprecedented exodus of young Christians from the church.