CLEMSON — David Fleming has been named associate dean of Clemson University’s Graduate School.

Fleming is an associate professor and graduate program director in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education. His appointment is effective July 15.

David Fleming

David Fleming

In the Graduate School, Fleming will be a leader in graduate education and will work to achieve the ambitious goals laid out in ClemsonForward plan.

In particular, Fleming will oversee initiatives aimed at helping graduate students thrive at Clemson. He will be involved in recruiting, admissions, orientation, professional development and inclusive excellence. He also will work with faculty and staff to ensure that Clemson is effectively advocating for graduate students. (Read more about Fleming and his new role.)

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Fleming to the leadership team in the Graduate School,” said Jason Osborne, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School. “His record of excellence in scholarship, teaching and leadership in graduate education will be valuable as we work toward the goals of ClemsonForward.”

“It is truly an invigorating time to be engaged in graduate education at Clemson,” Fleming said. “The ClemsonForward plan includes vetted, tangible foci and an institutional commitment to addressing them. I am excited to join the team in the Graduate School and look forward to working with units across campus.”

Fleming joined the Clemson faculty in 2006. He has amassed more than $4 million in externally funded grants to support his work in alternative education programming.