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Presidents in the News

Media coverage on presidents making headway in campus AOD prevention efforts.


President Steven Sample

President Steven Sample, University of Southern California


USC goes dry for 2005
By Billy Witz,

When USC begins pursuit of a third consecutive national championship next fall, the Trojans want to make it a dry run. In a move announced Wednesday, the school plans to ban alcohol at its games at the Coliseum this season, a step USC president Steven Sample...



President Bernie Machen

President Bernie Machen, University of Florida


UF president rails against alcohol 'threat'
By Janine Young Sikes, The Gainesville Sun

University of Florida President Bernie Machen on Tuesday criticized a proposal to extend closing hours for Gainesville bars to 3 a.m. and pledged to ban beer and liquor ads from sports broadcasts controlled by the university...

UF President Targets Drinking Problems
By Ron Word,

GAINESVILLE -- Less than 24 hours after visiting with their son the weekend before his 22nd birthday, Bob and Margaret Schuemann of North Palm Beach got the phone call that no parent wants to receive. Their son, Kyle, had died after a night of drinking with his fraternity brothers at the University of Florida...




President Rollin C. Richmond

President Rollin C. Richmond, Humboldt State University




Richmond Joins Presidents' Fight Against Substance Abuse
The Eureka Reporter

"With his selection to the Presidents Leadership Group of the Center for College Health and Safety, Humboldt State University President Rollin C. Richmond joins a prominent nationwide effort by educational leaders to reduce substance abuse and violence on America's campuses...