Published on May 3, 2012 by Brad Radice 

Longtime Samford University associate dean and professor of music, Bill Strickland, has led his final Bells of Buchanan Concert. After 34 years of teaching at Samford, Strickland will retire in August.  In the brief video on this page, he talks about plans for the future, and how his Samford career began.

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.