Posted by Mary L. Wimberley on 2006-05-03

Taylor Clement, a junior from Cleveland, Tenn., was recently elected president of the Samford University Student Government Association for the 2006-07 academic year. A history major, Clement was elected by vote of the undergraduate student body.

Other newly elected Samford SGA executive board officers are: Jason Pointer of Gadsden, vice president-senate; Blake Eckert of Benton, Miss., vice president-activities; and Ryan McIntire of Fort Payne, treasurer.

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.