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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I am thrilled to have the incredible opportunity to serve as president of Clemson University, and I am eager to get started in January. I deeply appreciate the warm welcome and good wishes that we have received from members of the Clemson family. Their passion and love for this university is obvious – and it […]