Samford University Faculty Senate



Erika Cretton-Scott
Phone: 205-726-4370
Office: ING 236


David Luthin
Phone: 205-726-4223
Office: ING 205


Lisa Gurley
Phone: 205-726-2060
Office: HEAL 232

Faculty Senate Email:

Meetings for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Faculty Senate Meetings:

All meetings are in Ingalls 118 at 3 p.m. and are open to all faculty. Only senators may vote. 

Monday, August 24, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
Monday, October 19, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015
Monday, January 25, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016 

Full Faculty Meetings:

This meeting will be held in Brock Forum at 10:00 a.m.

December 1, 2015

Senate Executive Council Meetings:

All meetings will be held in Russell 102 at 10:00 a.m.

November 10, 2015
January 19, 2016
February 9, 2016
March 8, 2016
April 12, 2016


Executive Council At-Large Members

To be determined at September meeting

School of The Arts

David Glenn
Eric Mathis
Larry Thompson (Fall 2015; fill-in is Preston Hite)
Grant Dalton

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

David Bains
Stephen Chew
Drew Hataway
Charlotte Brammer
LeeAnn Reynolds
Angela Ferguson
Delane Tew
Scott McGinnis
Lynette Sandley
Corey Johnson
Mark Baggett
Jane Hiles

Brock School of Business

Kay Guess
Jeremy Thornton
Sara McCarty

Beeson Divinity

Piotr Malysz
Osvaldo Padilla

Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education

Monique Witherspoon
Mandy Hilsmier

School of Health Professions

Ralph Gold
John Petrella

Cumberland School of Law

Rusty Johnson
Greg Laughlin

University Library

Della Darby
Beth Ashmore

Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing

Andrea Collins
Jane Holston
Elaine Marshall
Lora Shelton

McWhorter School of Pharmacy

P.J. Hughes
Gary Bumgarner
Anna Meador
Jessica Skelley

School of Public Health

Patricia Terry

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Additional Notes:

  1. The proper format for naming minutes is: Year-Month-Day Minutes—abbreviated committee name, i.e. “2010-02-07 Minutes—Handbook Committee.”
  2. At end of year, a hard copy of minutes must be printed out, signed and dated by the chair of  the committee and forwarded to the office of the provost for permanent safekeeping in the university archives.