Published on November 8, 2017Sculpted by Glynn Acree and installed in 1988, this life-size statue of Samford benefactor Ralph Waldo Beeson greets every visitor to Samford's campus. With gifts totaling more than $100 million, the Beeson family helped shape both the physical and intellectual landscapes of Samford University. Mr. Beeson's generosity continues to benefit and influence current and future generations of Samford students. Listen to Mr. Beeson talk about his father, a profound influence on his life.
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