Posted by William Nunnelley on 2005-09-05

Samford University accounting Professor James P. Reburn has been named to the newly-created position of associate dean of the Samford School of Business.

Dr. Reburn has served the business school as area coordinator for accounting, finance, information systems and decision sciences for the past four years. He also served previously as acting director of the accounting program.

A Samford faculty member since 1996, he holds the doctor of business administration degree from Louisiana Tech University and the bachelor of science and master of accounting degrees from Southern Illinois University.

"I am extremely pleased that Dr. Reburn has accepted this new responsibility," said Samford business dean Beck Taylor. "Jim will be instrumental as the School of Business moves forward in business and economics education. Jim has proved his capable leadership in various roles within the school, and I am glad to have him as a member of my leadership team."


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.