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April 2015


  • Message to the Clemson Community

    April 13, 2015

    This is a message to the Clemson community. Today, many of you will join your colleagues at sister universities across the state in a memorial to recognize the tragic death of Walter Scott. I will be traveling on Monday, but I want you to know that I am proud that Clemson students are actively engaged […]

February 2015


January 2015


  • Diversity and Inclusion

    January 15, 2015

    Clemson University has a time-honored tradition of celebrating the life and legacy Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. As we approach the annual MLK Holiday, it is a good time to reflect on our commitment to inclusion, equal opportunity and ensuring that we have a climate in which everyone can reach his or her full potential. […]

December 2014


  • Excerpts from President’s Message at the 2014 Year-End Faculty/Staff Meeting

    December 18, 2014

    Good afternoon. Thank you all for being here today and thank you for your service to the University. It is an honor to be with you in one of the top performing arts centers. First, let me say congratulations to today’s award winners! You make us all proud to be at Clemson. Let me also […]

October 2014


  • Thank you, alumni, for coming home to Clemson

    October 28, 2014

    Almost a year ago it was announced that my family would be calling Clemson home. Not just the University – and not just the city – but both. It’s not as though we had ever lived here before, mind you. I was born in Arlington, Virginia, where I lived for four years; then moved to Maryland […]

September 2014


August 2014


  • A Great Start to a New Year

    August 20, 2014

    Welcome to a great new year at Clemson!

  • Welcome Back!

    August 14, 2014

    Welcome to a brand new academic year at Clemson!! Whether you are a new or returning member of the Clemson family, you can feel the excitement this week as we get ready to greet almost 100 new faculty members and more than 4,700 new freshmen and transfer students. Our new Provost and Executive VP for […]

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 […]

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