Christopher Ray will become permanent director of Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. He has served as interim director since March. Ray is replacing the retiring John Mueller, who directed the Edisto REC for 10 years.
An entomology professor with a record of administrative success and a passion for leadership has been named chair of Clemson University’s department of plant and environmental sciences. Carlyle C. Brewster comes to Clemson from Virginia Tech, where he has been a faculty member in the entomology department since 1999 and served as the department’s graduate program director since 2013. He will begin his Clemson tenure Sept. 1.
Joe Galbraith, associate athletic director for athletic communications at Clemson University, is moving to a new role as associate vice president for Strategic Communications, University Relations Vice President Mark Land announced.
A Clemson University professor who is close to finishing a sabbatical with Amazon is one of two South Carolinians selected to serve on a nationwide committee that advises U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Scott Mason is headed to Washington, D.C., on June 20 and 21 for his first meeting as a member of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
Clemson professor Mike Coggeshall recently released a new book, “Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community," to shed light on the history of five generations of a family, their friends and neighbors and the freed slaves who founded the Pickens County community. He will sign copies of the book at Soapstone Church from noon to 3 p.m. this Saturday, June 16.
Charles V. Privette III, an agricultural engineering professor who was interim chair of Clemson University’s agricultural sciences department and has filled roles in teaching, research and Extension during his 20-year Clemson career, has been named permanent chair of the department.
Clemson University President James P. Clements announced Monday that Steven H. Crump has been named interim vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately, as the university begins its search for a permanent successor for Executive Vice President Brett Dalton, who leaves the university June 30 to begin a new role at Baylor University.
Mark Johnson is joining Clemson University as the founding director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the Thomas F. Hash ‘69 SmartState Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development. The center, which is just starting to take shape, is envisioned as a “one-stop shop” for research and education programs in advanced manufacturing. The ultimate goal is economic growth and job creation, Johnson said.
People and their well-being are at the center of Leslie Hossfeld’s research, and she will bring her expertise and experience to Clemson University. Hossfeld will join the university as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) July 1.
Clemson alumnus Kevin Yon has been named the South Carolina state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. He joins nine other individual winners as finalists for the overall award that will be announced in October at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.
A Tiger is about to become a Ninja, and you can watch it happen at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, on NBC as Clemson University graduate and Army veteran Verdale Benson, 38, competes to be the next American Ninja Warrior.
After a distinguished Clemson career that spans nearly three decades, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations Brett Dalton is leaving the university for a similar role at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. His last day at Clemson is June 30.
Wendy York, associate dean at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Business. She will begin her new job in mid-July.
Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He will assume his new role Sept. 1, succeeding George R. Askew Jr., who will continue to serve as vice president of Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA).
Clemson University recognized faculty members who have received the highest levels of national and international recognition with University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards (URSAAA) during an awards presentation last week.