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Archive for April, 2013

Court issues decision on State Health Plan premiums

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The S.C. Supreme Court on April 24 ordered that the Budget and Control Board apply funds to State Health Plan premiums according to the 2012-2013 Appropriations Act. Clemson University did not collect any employee premium increases from state health plan participants due to the pending lawsuit, so no refunds will be issued.  No action is [...]

Research ROAR provides info on research news; funding opportunities

Friday, April 26th, 2013

By Mandy McCaslan, Communications and Outreach Office of Sponsored Programs To better serve the needs of Clemson’s research community, the Office of Sponsored programs has developed a weekly e-newsletter.  Research ROAR will feature research news, updates and funding opportunities. To receive the e-newsletter, you must opt into the Research ROAR listserv by contacting Mandy McCaslan [...]

Ally training offered May 14, 30 and June 11

Friday, April 26th, 2013
Ally Symbol

By Rebecca C. Atkinson, associate director New Student & Family Programs To further assist students as they transition to Clemson and to continue to improve the campus climate, New Student and Family Programs has partnered with the Gantt Center for Student Life to offer Ally training for faculty and staff. The training sessions, open to [...]

Mell Hall parking lot to close May 13; Sirrine lot to close May 20

Friday, April 26th, 2013

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations The work commute is about to get more interesting for those who park in the Sirrine Hall (E-4) and Mell Hall (E-11) parking lots. The lots, which contain a combined 286 employee spaces, nine handicap spots, and a handful of other designated spaces, will close for repaving and [...]

State Employee Recognition Day lunch May 8

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Office of Human Resources invites Clemson faculty and staff to the annual State Employee Recognition Day lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at Harcombe Dining Hall. A buffet-style lunch, sponsored by ARAMARK, consisting of hot dogs and chili, pulled pork barbecue, veggie burgers, coleslaw, healthy grain salad, chips and dessert will be [...]

President’s Commission on the Status of Women names award winners

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women honored six individuals with Clemson University Outstanding Women Awards. The awards were created to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to improving the status of women. The individuals were nominated by their peers and selected by committees made up of current Women’s Commission members. Award recipients [...]

Hector Mireles Mata, student – April 24, 2013

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Hector Mireles Mata, 20, was found dead Wednesday in his apartment in Central. No foul play is suspected. He was a junior materials science and engineering major from Columbia. Inside Clemson will share service information when it becomes available.

Report ranks CU faculty salaries higher than some peer institutions

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Clemson University’s faculty salaries outrank those at a number of its peer institutions, according to a recent report published by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). Survey data indicated that the average faculty salaries for assistant, associate and full professors at Clemson University are now higher than those at Virginia Tech, the University of [...]

Inside NOW: Report ranks CU faculty salaries higher; presidential search; new IPTAY leader named

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

In this issue:
1. Report ranks CU faculty salaries higher than some peer institutions
2. Presidential search gets under way
3. Clemson names new IPTAY leader
4. Clemson researcher helps discover “missing link” of black holes
5. Atelier InSite: A marriage of art and mortar
6. Clemson wins Carolinas recycling award
7. Registration open for 2013 First Friday parade
8. April Safe Tiger Mug winner named
9. PARKING/TRANSIT: Parking closures this week

Presidential search gets under way

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The search committee charged with finding the 15th president of Clemson University held its organizational meeting Monday, officially launching the process to find a successor to President Jim Barker. David Wilkins, chairman of the Board of Trustees, charged the committee with the following: The hiring of a President for the University is the most important [...]