Samford University Faculty Senate


Chair: Erika Cretton-Scott         Phone: 205-726-4370    Office: ING 236
Vice-Chair: David Luthin            Phone: 205-726-4223    Office: ING 205
Secretary: Lisa Gurley                 Phone: 205-726-2060    Office: HEAL 232

Faculty Senate Email:

Meetings for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Faculty Senate Meetings:

All meetings are in Ingalls 118 at 3 p.m. and are open to all faculty. Only senators may vote. 

Monday, August 24
Monday, September 28
Monday, October 19
Monday, November 16
Monday, January 25
Monday, February 15
Monday, March 14
Monday, April 18 

Full Faculty Meetings:

To be determined 

Senate Executive Council Meetings:

To be determined


Executive Council At-Large Members:
To be determined at September meeting

School of The Arts:
David Glenn
Eric Mathis
Larry Thompson (Fall 2015; fill-in is Preston Hite)
Grant Dalton

Howard College of Arts and Sciences:
David Bains
Stephen Chew
Drew Hataway
Charlotte Brammer
LeeAnn Reynolds
Angela Ferguson
Delane Tew
Scott McGinnis
Lynette Sandley
Corey Johnson
Mark Baggett
Jane Hiles 

Brock School of Business:
Kay Guess
Jeremy Thornton
Sara McCarty

Beeson Divinity:
Piotr Malysz
Osvaldo Padilla

Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education:
Monique Witherspoon
Mandy Hilsmier

School of Health Professions:
Ralph Gold
John Petrella

Cumberland School of Law:
Rusty Johnson
Greg Laughlin

University Library:
Della Darby
Beth Ashmore

Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing:
Andrea Collins
Jane Holston
Elaine Marshall
Lora Shelton

McWhorter School of Pharmacy:
P.J. Hughes
Gary Bumgarner
Anna Meador
Jessica Skelley

School of Public Health:
Patricia Terry

Instructions for Loading Minutes into Sharepoint+

  1. Go to site:
  2. Click on folder name for your committee.
  3. Click on “+add document.”
  4. Click on “Browse” button.
  5. Select document to upload.
  6. Click “OK.”

Minutes are loaded into site.

Additional Notes:

  1. The proper format for naming minutes is: Year-Month-Day Minutes—abbreviated committee name, i.e. “2010-02-07 Minutes—Handbook Committee.”
  2. At end of year, a hard copy of minutes must be printed out, signed and dated by the chair of  the committee and forwarded to the office of the provost for permanent safekeeping in the university archives.