Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-10-09

The Samford University Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting Friday, Oct. 20, during the beginning of Homecoming weekend activity.

All Samford graduates are invited to the 4 p.m. meeting in Brock Hall, the university's new performing arts building. The session will feature updates on alumni involvement in networking, fundraising, student recruitment, and local and regional Samford Club events. Dr. Joseph Hopkins, Jr., dean of the Samford School of Performing Arts, will speak.

New association officers will be elected. Current officers are Tom Armstrong of Birmingham, president; Mark Davidson of Mobile, vice president; and Kathryn Josey of Montgomery, secretary.

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.