One might say Alejendra (Ale) Kennedy was destined to work for a university. She spent her formative years in Charlottesville, Virginia, where her father, Hernan Sabio, was a physician and professor at the University of Virginia. Her mother Elsa raised seven children, of which Kennedy was number three. She spent her youth playing on lawns […]
John Whitcomb, an associate professor in Clemson’s School of Nursing, was elected in March as president-elect for Clemson University’s Faculty Senate. Whitcomb, who directs undergraduate programs for the School of Nursing, will serve as vice president/president-elect from April 2019 until April 2020, when he will become Faculty Senate president for the 2020-2021 term. During his term, […]
One year is not enough. That’s one of the lessons that Dan Hofmann learned as president of the Staff Senate. Hofmann, who handed over his gavel to 2019-2020 Staff Senate President Janeen Putman at a ceremony last week, said that the Senate embarked on a number of important initiatives during his term, many of which […]
Perhaps because of their years of service as faculty and staff senators, Danny Weathers and Janeen Putman, the newly elected presidents of the Faculty Senate and Staff Senate, provide the best examples of Gandhi’s view that the “best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” An associate professor […]
As the 2019-20 Faculty Senate president, this Tiger hopes to implement changes and policies that benefit faculty and make a positive impact on the university that he loves.
This Tiger built a fledgling equine initiative into a nationally reputable, student-centered program. As an educator, she blends the business side of agriculture with practical experience on a farm and is excited to work with students who will become tomorrow’s leaders. Meet Kristine Vernon. Title: Associate professor; director of Clemson University Equine Center; South Carolina […]
At Clemson, faculty have a say in policies, procedures and how they are implemented. Through the Faculty Senate, this Tiger helps to coordinate collaboration between Clemson’s faculty and administration. Meet William Everroad. Title: Faculty Senate program director Years at Clemson: I have been an employee at the university for about six years, but I have […]
Strong advocate. Born and raised in Norway, this Tiger taught at the University of Bergen and the IT University of Copenhagen before he moved to America. Today, he is not only a respected member of Clemson’s faculty — he represents them as the newly inducted president of the Faculty Senate. Meet Jan Holmevik. Title: Associate […]
The 2015-16 Faculty Senate president reflects on his term.
Clemson University faculty have named professor of psychology June J. Pilcher one of the very best among them by awarding her the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence.
Antonis Katsiyannis, a 16-year veteran of Clemson, will have a chance to make a difference for both students and faculty as he leads the Faculty Senate.
He described it as “the toughest job, you will ever love.” Despite the challenges, outgoing Faculty Senate president Kelly Smith reported that it has been a “very good year for shared governance at Clemson.” Additionally, Smith said that he is very happy with the new president, Jim Clements. “Next year will be even better,” he […]