Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-11-24
Samford University will close for several days during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The main gate of the campus will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and
re-open at 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. During that time, the west gate entrance
will be staffed by the Samford department of public safety to assist anyone
needing access to campus.
Emergencies during the holiday break should be directed to the department of
public safety at (205) 726-2020.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.