Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-03-02

Samford University education professor Dr. David M. Finn was elected vice president of the Alabama Federation-Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) at the group's recent annual conference.

Finn, who teaches special education in Samford's Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies, is also director of the Samford Children's Learning Center.

CEC members represent all levels of education, ranging from infants through high school, as well as higher education and related professions.

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.