University of South Alabama Gordon Moulton http://apr.org en Memorial Set For Former USA President Gordon Moulton http://apr.org/post/memorial-set-former-usa-president-gordon-moulton <p></p><p>The University of South Alabama is planning a campus memorial service for former president Gordon Moulton following his death over the weekend.</p><p>The event is set for Wednesday afternoon at Mitchell Center Arena. A candlelight vigil was planned for Monday evening.</p><p>The school says Moulton died Saturday at his home in Daphne after a yearlong fight with cancer. He was 73.</p><p>Survivors include Moulton&#39;s wife Geri, a brother and a sister.</p><p>Moulton retired July 1 after 15 years as president of South Alabama, which is located in Mobile.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:16:09 +0000 The Associated Press 38868 at http://apr.org Memorial Set For Former USA President Gordon Moulton Univ. of South Alabama Marks 50th Anniversary http://apr.org/post/univ-south-alabama-marks-50th-anniversary <P>The University of South Alabama is marking the 50th anniversary of its founding.</P> <P>The school will hold a celebration on campus in Mobile on Friday night to commemorate its start in 1963.</P> <P>Gov. Robert Bentley will attend, and officials are planning a special recognition for President Gordon Moulton, who is retiring on July 1.</P> <P>State lawmakers approved legislation authorizing the school on May 3, 1963, and classes started the next year.</P> <P>The university has since awarded more than 75,000 degrees, and it now has more than 15,000 students.</P> Fri, 03 May 2013 12:36:15 +0000 The Associated Press 29675 at http://apr.org Univ. of South Alabama Marks 50th Anniversary