Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for the university. The unprecedented $151.3 million raised this year includes $100.1 million in cash gifts, pledges and gifts-in-kind; $11.5 million in planned gifts; and $39.7 million raised by IPTAY through its annual fund to support athletics. Clemson’s second-annual Give Day contributed more than $2 million from 3,265 donors.
Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.
Six new members have joined the Clemson University Foundation board of directors for four-year terms beginning July 1.
As the new Total Campus Marketing partner of Clemson University, JMI Sports has hired a 10-person sponsorship sales and client services team. Operating as Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing, the JMI Sports staff is working as an extension of Clemson University and Clemson Athletics to expand partnerships with corporate sponsors and enhance multimedia platforms.
The Clemson University board of trustees Thursday approved the 2017-18 budget, re-elected its chairman and gave its support to important programs and capital projects.
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.
Duke Energy is continuing to support two separate Clemson University summer programs for middle school girls and incoming university freshmen this year with an $85,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Both programs are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from the classroom to the workplace.
Clemson University Parking and Transportation Services was named as a 2017 recipient of the Spare the Air award South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).
Clemson University’s Holtzendorff Hall received a 2017 South Carolina Historic Preservation Honor Award for the restoration of the Italian Renaissance-style building designed by professor Rudolf Lee.
Information technology visionary Russell Kaurloto will bring his vision, knowledge and more than 35 years of IT experience to Clemson University as its vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles unveiled the license plate celebrating Clemson's 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship, with the plate available for purchase through the DMV beginning Tuesday, June 20.
As Lillian U. Harder steps down from her role as director of the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts later this month, three members of the performing arts department and the Brooks Center have been named to the new leadership team and will take the helm July 1.
Clemson University received the first-ever academic institution award from SC Cyber for its contribution to the state’s cybersecurity initiative that was kicked off last year by former Gov. Nikki Haley.
Clemson University’s Undergraduate Studies Office has hired psychologist and experienced credit modeler René Schmauder as its assessment director. Schmauder joins Clemson from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.
Jami Brothers has been named Clemson University’s new chief of police. Brothers, a member of the Clemson University Police Department since 2007, was chosen for the position following a national search to replace Eric Hendricks, who retired in December.