Samford's Sansom Named to Baptist World Alliance Ethics Commission

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2000-05-11

Dr. Dennis L. Sansom, chair of religion and philosophy at Samford University, has been named to a five-year appointment on the ethics commission of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA). The group studies position papers concerning contemporary ethical issues and how they affect and pertain to the mission of the Baptist church worldwide.

His duties include attending BWA general council meetings during the next five years.

 

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ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.