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May 2014


  • Happy Mother’s Day!

    May 11, 2014

    Excerpted from Inauguration Remarks of Clemson University President James P. Clements  • Delivered  May 9, 2014 at Clemson University’s 9:30 am Commencement Ceremony This is a very special time for all of us – first and foremost, because it is your graduation day. Second, because in two days we celebrate Mother’s Day. In my life […]

April 2014


  • Celebrate Research in April

    April 1, 2014

    April is Research and Innovation Month at Clemson! Join in the month-long celebration with events showcasing the academic excellence and scholarship of our students and faculty. We kicked off Monday with a thesis competition that challenged students to explain their research to a non-specialist audience — in just three minutes! Thursday (April 3) brings the […]

March 2014


  • Senate Finance Committee-E&G Budget Presentation

    March 27, 2014

    E&G Budget presentation – Senate Finance Remarks by Clemson President Jim Clements and Undergraduate Student Body President Kayley Seawright Wednesday, March 26, 2014   Good morning!  Chairman Courson, Senator Jackson, Senator Verdin and Mr. Parks. Thank you for the opportunity to be here today to represent the students, faculty and staff of Clemson University. Before I […]

February 2014


  • PSA – Senate Budget Presentation

    February 27, 2014

    Prepared Remarks of President James P. Clements & Dr. George Askew  Senate Finance Committee - Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee Budget Hearing February 26, 2014 Chairman McGill — Senator Grooms — Senator Williams — Senator Campbell and Mr. Hawkins Thank you for the opportunity to be here today to speak on behalf of Clemson University’s Public […]

  • Clemson students are creative!

    February 12, 2014

    #CUSnowDay I read the tweets yesterday.  Here are a few of my favorites: To class? Or not to class? @ClemsonPrez Dear @ClemsonPrez, this tiger cub wants to play in the snow tomorrow! Please cancel class! #snowday #snowtiger How do I walk in the snow? Do I need an umbrella? Do I wear a ski mask? […]

  • CU Board of Trustees

    February 10, 2014

    Report of President James P. Clements  •  Clemson University Board of Trustees Friday, February  7,  2014 Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  It’s a pleasure to make my first official report to the Board. As you know, I’ve been on the job for about 6 weeks now and it has been a great experience.   Beth and […]

January 2014


  • Best wishes to John Kelly

    January 18, 2014

    The Florida Atlantic University board made a great choice in naming John Kelly its new president.  John is an accomplished scholar and academic administrator, with a tremendous track record in research, outreach, economic development, fundraising and legislative advocacy. He has made Clemson a better university, and he will do the same for FAU.

  • PSA Budget Request

    January 16, 2014

    REMARKS by Dr. James P. Clements, President, Clemson University Subcommittee on Economic Development and Natural Resources SC House Ways & Means Committee January 15, 2014 Chairman Simrill, Representative Loftis, Representative Stavrinakis, and Mr. Boan: Good morning and thank you for having me here. Mr. Chairman, I want to congratulate you on your recent recognition as […]

  • E&G Budget Request

    Remarks by Dr. James P. Clements, President, Clemson University 2014 E&G Budget Presentation SC House Ways & Means Committee – January 14, 2014 ********* Chairman Limehouse, Representative Skelton, Representative Smith, Representative Bales and Mrs. Littlefield:  Good afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to be here today representing the faculty, staff and students of Clemson University. […]

  • My first 2 weeks at Clemson

    January 13, 2014

    Tuesday will be my two-week anniversary as Clemson’s president.  What a great 14 days it has been! In the blur of post-holiday activity, Beth and I have met thousands of new friends who welcomed us to the Clemson community and the Clemson family.   Thank you for that warm welcome. Now that classes have started, our […]

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