Posted by Sean Flynt on 2008-10-24

Samford's Brock School of Business will present a special forum on the current economic and financial crisis Monday, Oct. 27 from 4-5 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. A panel of experts will discuss current economic events, including the upcoming presidential election.

The panel will include:

Dr. Lowell Broom, Professor of Accounting and Chair, Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems

Dr. Randolph Horn, Associate Professor of Political Science

Dr. Stefan Norrbin, Professor of Economics & Beeson Professor of Business, and Chair, Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis

Dr. Beck Taylor, Professor of Economics & Dean, Brock School of Business

Prof. John Venable, Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Advisor, Bulldog Investment Fund

Dr. Melissa Woodley, Assistant Professor of Finance

Randy Pittman, Samford's Vice President for University Relations, will moderate the forum.

The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

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.