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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 […]

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 University's 15th president, James P. Clements