Posted by William Nunnelley on 2008-12-04

Samford University will graduate approximately 265 seniors during fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. in Pete Hanna Center on the campus. Dr. William E. Hull, Samford research professor and retired former provost, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during the program.

The President's Reception for those attending commencement will be held in Hanna Center immediately following the ceremony.

Also in connection with commencement, Samford's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing will hold a pinning ceremony Friday, Dec. 12, at 1 p.m. in Hodges Chapel on the campus. A reception will follow in The Rotunda of Beeson Healing Arts Center at Samford.

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.