Posted by Tully Taylor on 2011-06-14

Samford University faculty members Lee Farquhar, assistant professor of journalism and mass communication, and Tom Woolley, professor of statistics in the Brock School of Business, were chosen to attend the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Faculty Publishing Workshop June 6-9.

          The Faculty Publishing Workshop, held at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, provided participants with information on publishing a book. The participants expanded upon their book ideas by creating a successful prospectus over the four-day period with the help of experts and peer reviews.

            Founded in 1976, the CCCU is an international organization promoting higher education with a Christ-centric viewpoint. The organization is made up 184 institutions worldwide.


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.