Published on January 13, 2010 by Philip Poole  
Posted by Philip Poole on 2010-03-25

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., will be featured in a panel discussion Monday, March 29, at Samford University. The 3 p.m. event will be in Brock Recital Hall and is open to the public.      

Sessions will be questioned by a panel of faculty experts: William G. Ross, professor of law; Fred Shepherd, chair and professor of political science; and Beck A. Taylor, business school dean.      

Sessions has served in the U.S. Senate since 1997. He is ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and serves on the Armed Forces, Energy and Natural Resources, and Budget Committees. He is a member of Samford’s board of overseers. His daughter earned both undergraduate and law degrees at Samford.      

The event is cosponsored by Samford’s Brock School of Business, Cumberland School of Law, Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership and Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society. 

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.