Samford Overseers Re-elect Chairman, Elect New Members
Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-11-18
John W. Duren of Savannah, Ga., was re-elected chairman of the Samford University Board of Overseers at its Oct. 28 meeting.
Also elected at the meeting were new officers Sandra H. Ray of Tuscaloosa, vice chairman; and Jack D. Stewart of Louisville, Ky., secretary.
Newly elected members of the 45-member board are: William J. Christenberry, D.V.M., Birmingham; Andrew B. Cundiff, Birmingham; C. Duane Randleman, M.D., Birmingham; Nathan B. Smith, M.D., Birmingham; Jeffrey I. Stone, Birmingham; Jason C. Swanner, M.D., Birmingham; and Gary C. Wyatt, Birmingham.
The Samford Board of Overseers is a group of men and women of leadership and influence from around the nation who provide advice and counsel to the President and Trustees of the University.
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.