Inside Clemson

John A. Martin – Student

John A. Martin, 21, passed away this week. Martin was a senior majoring in forest resource management from Easley, South Carolina. He also worked for the student radio station at WSBF during his time at Clemson. “John was a valuable member of the Clemson Family, and we are deeply saddened by his passing,” said Chris […]

Clemson adjusts overtime exemptions based on Department of Labor ruling

On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL’s final rule includes updated earnings thresholds that employers must consider when exempting employees in certain positions from the FLSA’s overtime pay requirements. The DOL’s rule does not make changes to the […]

Graduation set for Dec. 19 in Littlejohn Coliseum

Map of graduation routes

More than 1,300 students will receive Clemson University degrees in two graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Dec. 19. They are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum. In addition, Ph.D. candidates will participate in a doctoral hooding ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. Magnetometers […]

New employee spotlight: Elizabeth Chapman

A new Clemson employee attending new employee orientation

The Clemson Family welcomes Elizabeth Chapman to the Division of Research. Elizabeth Chapman, a 2003 Clemson University alumna, returns to Clemson as an export control analyst and assistant facility security officer. “My family and I are very excited that I am working at Clemson again,” Chapman said. “I always consider Clemson home, and I am […]

Serve on the President’s Commission on the Status of Women

Faculty and staff can make a difference in promoting diversity at Clemson. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for two staff seats and two faculty seats. Commission members serve three-year terms and report to President Jim Clements through the Council on Inclusion and Diversity, co-chaired by Chief Diversity Officer Lee […]

Institutional Research launches interactive factbook

The Office of Institutional Research has launched a new Clemson University interactive factbook. The factbook contains current and historical data about Clemson University, including information on students and employees. New features include graduation and retention information and historical trend information, as well as filters allowing users to create customized views. A new software, Tableau, is used […]

Xu named director of institutional research

Pic of Juan Xu

By Jackie Todd, Clemson University Relations An accomplished leader with 25 years of experience in higher education research and analytics, statistical data analysis and key performance metrics has joined Clemson as the university’s director of Institutional Research (IR). Juan Xu, Ph.D. will manage the workflow of critical reporting, compliance and accreditation projects, and lead the […]

Campus day care center clears another hurdle

Pic of artist rendering of day care center

By Jackie Todd, University Relations The South Carolina Legislature’s Joint Bond Review Committee (JBRC) approved plans for a day care center on Clemson’s main campus, according to executive vice president and provost Robert H. Jones. Jones, who spoke at yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting said that the committee approval brings the center closer to reality. Clemson’s […]

Clemson celebrates Solid Green Day Oct. 11

By Jackie Todd, Clemson University Relations To celebrate Solid Green Day, Clemson will hold a litter clean-up event on its main campus from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the event as their schedules allow. Participants should check-in at the Carillon Garden and will […]

GOODTalk sessions aim to open dialogue about differences

The Gantt Multicultural Center and Campus Activities and Events are accepting applications for the fall 2017 GOODTalk sessions. GOODTalk is a 10-week sustained dialogue for staff and faculty across the campus. GOODTalk will engage eight-12 participants in topics that influence the student and staff communities and are relevant to understanding differences. This experience will offer […]