Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-08-30

Dr. Lisa Skelton has been named associate dean of students at Samford University. She will be the University Values Advocate and will also supervise Samford’s career development, counseling and information centers, and health services. She will assume the post on September 1.

Skelton was most recently director of residence life at the University of Alabama, where she was also an adjunct professor.

A National Certified Counselor, Skelton holds a master’s degree in counseling and doctorate in administration of higher education, both from the University of Alabama.


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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.