Posted by Mary Wimberley on 1999-04-23

Jamian Coleman has been elected 1999-2000 president of the Samford University Student Government Association. Coleman is a senior church music major from Fayetteville, Ga.

Other executive council members are: Ben Harding of Starkville, Miss., first vice president; Lauren Woodlief of Marietta, Ga., second vice president; and Adam Blair of Vestavia Hills, treasurer.

The officers were elected last week by vote of the Samford student body. Samford enrolls some 4,500 students from 40 states and 30 nations.

 

 
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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.