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 […]
Clemson is well into its 2020Forward strategic planning update process, and you now have an opportunity to provide your feedback.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The loss of Tucker Hipps comes at a time when we are still mourning the passing of Virginia Gilliam and Andrew O’Neill. I want to thank you for the tremendous outpouring of support that you have demonstrated. I ask that you continue to hold these very special young people and their families in your thoughts and prayers. I know that […]
Welcome to a great new year at Clemson!
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 […]
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