Posted by Mary Wimberley on 1999-06-25
Kathleen C. ("K.C.") White has been named associate dean for student involvement at Samford University. She will begin her work July 1.
White is currently on the student affairs staff at Florida State University, where she will complete a doctorate in higher education/educational leadership this Summer. She also holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Stetson University and a master's degree in student personnel services from the University of South Carolina.
At Samford, White will oversee staff and programs for student government activities, leadership education, clubs and organizations, campus recreation, community service and Greek life.
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.