The University of Alabama

UA Freshman Forum Officers Announced

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Freshman Forum, an organization that teaches students about leadership while also providing hands-on opportunities for leadership in action, recently elected officers for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Within the organization there are five different teams, each one focusing on a different area on campus.

The 2006-2007 officers and their teams are:

Public Policy — Camaran Williams of Pell City, chair; John Elder of Clanton, vice chair; Molly McPherson of Madison, secretary/treasurer

Professional Development — Jamie Gile of Parker, Colo., chair; Stephen Swain of Tuscaloosa, vice chair; Katie Brock of Birmingham (zip code 35242), secretary/treasurer

Ethics and Social Responsibility — Andy Karst of Collierville, Tenn., chair; Tripp Jones of Andalusia, vice chair; Erica Olsen of Madison, secretary/treasurer

Community Outreach — David Frinfrock of Memphis, chair; Danielle Borsh of The Woodlands, Texas, vice chair; Julia Israel of Birmingham (zip 35213), secretary/treasurer

Creative Campus — Addie Mancuso of Birmingham (zip 35213), chair; Ben Kallam of Birmingham (zip 35243), vice chair; Rebekah Rush of Duncanville, secretary/treasurer.

The University of Alabama moved closer to its total enrollment goal of 28,000 students by enrolling a record 23,878 students this fall. Enrollment at UA is up almost 10 percent over last year. The entering freshman class, at 4,378, is the largest in UA history.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

  • CONTACT: Meesha Emmett or Linda Hill, UA Public Relations, 205/348-8235, lhill@ur.ua.edu