Samford University



President Andrew WestmorelandThere are many great institutions of higher education, but there is only one Samford.  Here a dedicated faculty and energetic students join to create a community of learning and faith like no other.  The beauty of Samford’s campus is virtually matchless, but it pales in comparison to the quality of our people.  From the classrooms and laboratories to the artistic stages and athletic venues, the minds and souls of Samford people make the real difference. Samford people bring the best, they are demanding and compassionate, they know the importance of engaging the world with a faith that calls them to serve. Their stories are incredible.

Each Monday, I share one of their stories to illustrate how our people impact the world. If you would like to receive the story by e-mail, write to me at  Simply say, "add me to the Monday message list."

Monday Mission

  • September 15, 2014
    Concealed within the data in a recent report from Dean Howard Finch of the Brock School of Business, I found this nugget: the placement rate of our Spring 2014 accounting graduates is 100 percent.
  • September 1, 2014
    Along with a respectable showing of the Samford faithful, Jeanna and I (and our daughter, Riley) braved the Texas heat this weekend to watch our Bulldogs play the Horned Frogs of TCU.
  • August 25, 2014
    As you know, we lost a precious student, Trevelyn Campbell, late Friday night in an automobile accident, so—despite the fact that we welcome the promise of a new academic year—our hearts are pierced by grief for Trevelyn’s family and friends.
  • August 18, 2014
    Among the thousands of people who migrated to Rio de Janeiro this summer during the competition for the World Cup was Lee Dymond, a 1992 graduate of Samford from our Department of Religion.
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