Published on March 3, 2011  

Core Curriculum professor Carol Ann Vaughn Cross has received a grant from the David Stowe Foundation in support of her research on the history of the missionary movement and world Christianity. The grant will help fund travel for research at the archives of Yale Divinity School and presentation of her work at the Yale-Edinburgh Group meeting in Edinburgh in July.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.