The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved a 1.75 percent tuition increase for in-state students, underscoring the university’s continued commitment to providing a high-quality college education at an affordable cost to the residents of South Carolina.
Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for another year. This is the seventh consecutive year that annual fundraising at Clemson has exceeded $100 million and the second straight year it topped $150 million.
Students representing nine colleges and universities in both Carolinas are learning about the impact of effective communication during the first Clemson University Erwin Center Summer Scholars (ECSS) program.
The Duke Energy Foundation is providing $85,000 to Clemson University to continue support of two separate summer programs that are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from academia to the workplace. The foundation granted $45,000 to Project WISE and $40,000 to PEER/WISE Summer Experiences.
Physics students at South Carolina State University will be able to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years as part of a new dual-degree program with Clemson University. Undergraduate physics students will study at SC State for three years, then transfer to Clemson University, earning a bachelor’s degree from SC State and their master’s degree from Clemson by the end of the fifth year thanks to a new agreement between the schools that leaders signed Thursday.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has awarded Clemson University a grand gold for “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a mega-viewing party for the 2017 total solar eclipse.
Clemson University President James P. Clements announced Monday that Steven H. Crump has been named interim vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately, as the university begins its search for a permanent successor for Executive Vice President Brett Dalton, who leaves the university June 30 to begin a new role at Baylor University.
After a distinguished Clemson career that spans nearly three decades, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations Brett Dalton is leaving the university for a similar role at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. His last day at Clemson is June 30.
Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He will assume his new role Sept. 1, succeeding George R. Askew Jr., who will continue to serve as vice president of Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA).
Clemson University conferred more than 1,700 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Friday. U.S. Sen. and New York Times best-selling author Tim Scott gave a speech at both ceremonies and offered three pieces of advice for a full and significant life: “If I was sitting in your chairs, what advice would I want?” said Scott (R-S.C.). “First, failure is not final if you don’t refuse to quit. The second, stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. And number three, hold on tightly to the dreams that inspire you.”
Clemson University conferred more than 1,800 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Thursday. Among the recipients was Nikki Haley (’94), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna, who was awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities before addressing College of Business and College of Education graduates in the afternoon.
Families and guests planning to come to Clemson University’s commencement ceremonies Thursday and Friday should plan extra time for travel. Highway 93 has been narrowed to two lanes from Cherry Road to Calhoun Drive due to utility construction.
Christopher Cox, dean of library services at the University of Northern Iowa, has been chosen as the new dean of libraries for Clemson University. He will start on Aug. 1.
Fort Hill, the home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson at Clemson University, is one of 50 U.S. sites selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which provides professional consultation to help improve its operations and better serve visitors.
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering produce boxes and a lifestyle medicine curriculum to patients in its WiseWoman Program to expand its heart health education efforts for underserved and underinsured populations.