Frank Mauldin Jr., 83, retired vice president of Human Resources, died April 19, 2021. He was Clemson’s first associate vice president in the Office of Access and Equity and a pioneer in the areas of Affirmative Action, equal employment opportunity and diversity.
A lecturer, he played a major role in the establishment of the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education and the South Carolina Commission on Minority Affairs.
He retired from Clemson in 1997 with 25 years of service.
Mauldin attended St. Paul College and received a bachelor’s degree in history from Morris College and a master’s degree in Human Resources from Clemson University. He had been a counselor, recruiter and instructor at Tri-County Technical College and was an Anderson County magistrate.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Narcio C. Mauldin; a son, Vincent Mauldin (Shannon) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and daughter, Vickie Williams (Steven) of Overland Park, Kansas; and a granddaughter, Stacie Nicole Williams.
Public viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Rich-Colonial Funeral Home, 1619 S. McDuffie St., Anderson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 23, at St. Paul Baptist Church, 322 w. Reed St., Anderson.
See his full obituary online.