Published on October 3, 2014 by Dr. Clara Gerhardt  

Dr. Clara Gerhardt, professor of human development and family life education, has been appointed editor of Family Focus in NCFR Report. In this role, Gerhardt will work with the managing editor and a guest adviser in selecting and reviewing articles and working with authors. Gerhardt remains a full-time faculty member.

Learn more about Samford's Human Development and Family Life Education.

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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.