Posted by William Nunnelley on 2006-02-15

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-The deadline for 2006 nominations to the Alabama Men's Hall of Fame is Wednesday, March 15. Nomination forms are available by calling (205) 223 0109 or (205) 726 2349.

Established by the Alabama legislature in 1987, the hall honors Alabama men who have made significant contributions to the state, nation or world. It inducts one or two members each fall. Nominees must have been deceased at least two years.

The Alabama Men's Hall of Fame is displayed in Davis Library at Samford University. The hall is governed by a 14 member board representing Alabama's seven congressional districts. The Birmingham Women's Committee of 100 plans the annual fall induction ceremony.

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.