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January 2016

  • Dear Clemson Family: Good Sportsmanship

    January 11, 2016

    On Monday we have the opportunity to watch another Clemson athletics program compete for a national title as our football team plays Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Our fans have responded enthusiastically, and we expect a sea of orange in Glendale, Arizona, to cheer on the Tigers. I appreciate our faculty working […]

November 2015

  • Dear Clemson Family: Update on Diversity and Inclusiveness

    November 16, 2015

    Dear Clemson Family, I reach out to you today because I want you to know that you are important to Clemson.  Each one of us makes Clemson the special place that it is.  This is an update to ensure you that we are all in this together. Last week was a challenging one for many […]

October 2015

  • Dear Clemson Family: Flood Impact

    October 5, 2015

    South Carolina was severely impacted by storms creating heavy rains and unprecedented flooding over the weekend. We thank state and local leaders and emergency first responders who have helped people deal with this disaster and will guide the recovery over the coming weeks. While the main campus was spared the brunt of the rainfall, we […]

September 2015

  • Dear Clemson: Trustee Task Force on the History of Clemson Update

    September 25, 2015

    Over the past year we had many conversations about the need to better document and tell the complete story of Clemson’s history, and I’m pleased to report that we are making progress. Last week, the Trustee Task Force on the History of Clemson asked me and our leadership team to develop recommendations on how to […]

  • Dear Clemson Family: Sportsmanship

    September 4, 2015

    We’re all excited about the start of a new semester and a new football season, and I know that thousands of Tiger fans will join us to watch the season kick off against Wofford on Sept. 5 in Death Valley. We have an exciting home schedule ahead of us this season, which includes big games against teams such as Notre Dame, Georgia Tech and Florida State.

August 2015

July 2015

  • Dear Clemson Family: 2020Forward Strategic Plan Update

    July 27, 2015

    Dear Clemson Family, Last week, we had the opportunity to brief the Board of Trustees on the 2020Forward strategic plan, and I’m pleased to report that they support the key concepts and charged us to return this fall with a final plan for their official endorsement. Included among those key concepts are: a sustained commitment […]

June 2015

  • Statement for Clemson Vigil Remembering the Emanuel9

    June 24, 2015

    To all of you who are here tonight and who are watching live on ClemsonTV, I thank you for your presence. I regret that I am unable to join you in person because of prior out-of-town commitments. Tonight, our thoughts and prayers are once again with the families and friends of the victims of last […]

  • Dear Clemson Family: We Stand with Charleston

    June 18, 2015

    Today the State of South Carolina mourns for the lives lost in the horrific shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church. Please keep the victims of this crime and their families in your thoughts and prayers. Although the main campus of Clemson University and Charleston are separated by a distance of 240 miles, a tragedy of […]

  • 2020Forward: Town Hall Meeting

    June 15, 2015

    Our 2020Forward strategic plan continues to take shape, and once again, you have an opportunity to be part of the process at a Town Hall meeting Tuesday, June 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. in 100 Brackett Hall. I encourage you to attend and actively participate. You will hear an update and have a chance […]

Clemson University's 15th president, James P. Clements