May 20, 2016
Dr. Andrew Westmoreland to Speak at PACS Graduation
Prince Avenue Christian School will hold the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 21st at 10:00 a.m. in the Prince Avenue Baptist Church Worship Center. Dr. Andrew Westmoreland, president of Samford University, will give the charge to graduates.
Dr. Andrew Westmoreland became the 18th president of Samford University on June 1, 2006. Founded in 1841, Samford is Alabama’s largest privately-supported institution of higher learning. Dr. Westmoreland holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in political science and a doctorate in higher education administration. A native of Arkansas, he is married to Dr. Jeanna Westmoreland. They have one daughter, Riley.
Dr. Westmoreland's career in higher education spans 36 years, including two college presidencies. In addition to his duties as Samford president, Dr. Westmoreland teaches courses in political science on a regular basis. He serves as a member of many boards for charities and other entities, and he is an author and speaker. He is the current Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which oversees accreditation for more than 800 colleges and universities from Virginia to Texas.