Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-11-01
Samford University's trustee executive committee elected one new faculty member at an Oct. 31 meeting in Birmingham.
Xiaodong Wong was elected associate professor of pharmaceutical, social and administrative sciences. Wong has a doctorate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Since 2005, he has been Assistant Professor, University of Toledo (Ohio) College of Medicine.
The next full meeting of Samford's board of trustees will be Dec. 4 in Birmingham.
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.