Published on January 16, 2017 by Philip Poole  
175 for Cascade

Alabama News Center recently featured Samford University’s 175th anniversary and an interview with President Andrew Westmoreland about the university’s future plans.

(Editor’s note: The story is dated 2016, but actually appeared in 2017.)

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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.