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A Tribute to Howard P. Walthall for Nearly 50 Years of Service
Beloved professor Howard P. Walthall retired following the end of the Spring 2021 semester.
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A Good Fit: Morgan Ponder Reflects on 32 Years at Samford
Ponder, who led the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for 22 years, said university support for collaborative faculty/student research is among the most important developments of his three decades of service.
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Love of Learning Led Dedo to Teaching
Samford professor David Dedo retired this spring after three decades of service in two academic programs–communication studies and English.
 
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Fisk Played Key Role in Development of College
English professor Rosemary Fisk ’77 retired from Samford this spring after a total of 40 years on campus, counting her undergraduate study and the teaching that followed.
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Ledgerwood Enriched Samford With Language, Travel, Music
Many students will remember the enthusiasm of “Professor Eurovision,” as Ledgerwood’s classes often incorporated music in general and the international song contest in particular.
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Brock School of Business Announces New Endowed Fund to Honor Retiring Faculty Member Bill Service
In September, Samford University’s Brock School of Business announced a newly established endowment in honor of retiring professor of management Robert W. (Bill) Service.
 
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Brock School of Business Announces New Endowed Fund to Honor Retiring Faculty Member Jennings B. Marshall
In September, Samford University’s Brock School of Business announced a newly established endowment in honor of retiring professor of economics Jennings B. Marshall. 
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Brock School of Business Announces New Scholarship Endowment to Honor Retiring Professor Kay Guess
A newly established scholarship endowment in Brock School of Business will honor longtime accounting professor Kay Guess who will retire following the summer 2021 semester. The scholarship will be awarded to deserving students majoring in accounting.
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Former Dean Jeanie Box Cook Retires After 30 Years of Service
Professor of teacher education and former dean of Orlean Beeson School of Education Jeanie Box Cook retired from Samford University in May after 30 years of service.
 
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Gretchen McDaniel Retires After 30 Years
Gretchen McDaniel has served Samford University's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing for 30 years. Her tenure offered opportunities ranging from teaching nursing students not to fear statistics to helping develop the university's first online program. She plans to retire this summer.
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Jane Martin Wraps Up 25 Years in Samford Nursing
Jane Martin was the first graduate faculty member hired by Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, and she taught the school's first nurse practitioner program. That program, which started with four students, has developed into a full department that has contributed to the careers of more than 900 nurses. This summer, she retires after 25 years.