Consistent with its ongoing commitment to providing a world-class college education at an affordable cost, Clemson University’s board of trustees Thursday approved the smallest percentage tuition increase for South Carolina resident students in two decades for the academic year that begins in August.
Clemson University trustees approved three new degrees and heard about a new collaborative initiative with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) that will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.
Clemson University trustees approved final phase plans and resolutions authorizing issuance of revenue bonds to construct a new academic building to house the College of Business and a new tennis center on campus.
Julio Hernandez has joined Clemson University’s Office of Inclusion and Equity staff as associate director of Hispanic outreach.
Clemson University has received the largest grant-in-kind in its history from Siemens, a global technology company, with software the company has provided at a commercial value of $357,224,294.
A Clemson University program in which study and work by thousands of undergraduate students have impacted people in South Carolina, the United States and countries around the world has received national recognition.
In their first meeting of the academic year, Clemson University trustees Friday heard a progress report on the school’s new ClemsonForward strategic plan, got a positive snapshot of this year’s outstanding freshman class and acted to establish some new academic programs.
Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a total of $1,062,528,346 as of June 30. Clemson President James P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public university with an alumni base less than 150,000.
Clemson University trustees approved the school’s budget of $1,090,752 for the 2016-17 fiscal year as they convened on campus for their quarterly meetings.
Clemson University trustees Thursday set tuition and fee increases for the 2016-17 academic year, including 3.14 percent, or $218, increase per semester, for undergraduate students from South Carolina and a 4.27 percent, or $700, increase per semester, for undergraduate students from out of state.
At age 21, Clemson University student Samuel J. Cadden of Richmond, Viriginia, already had a goal to one day have a building on campus named for him. His parents, Ken and Mary Cadden, are making that wish a reality with a $1.5 million gift to establish a chapel on campus in honor of their son, who tragically lost his life in an automobile accident last summer.
Clemson University President James P. Clements, a three-time alumnus of University of Maryland – Baltimore County (UMBC), joined Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust as guest speakers for the Maryland school’s 2016 commencement ceremonies. The two presidents received honorary degrees.
Clemson University honored thousands of graduates and GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey R. Immelt in commencement ceremonies May 7. More than 2,625 bachelor’s, 550 master’s and 85 Ph.D. degrees were awarded.
Clemson University is recognizing two alumni — President Emeritus James Barker and businessman James E. Bostic Jr . — with its highest public honor, the Clemson Medallion.
Clemson trustees commemorated university history and took action on educational and financial matters that will benefit campus constituents now and in the future in their quarterly meetings this week.