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Archive for June, 2014

Restrained at school: are disabled kids targeted?

Monday, June 30th, 2014

By Joseph B. Ryan, Ph.D. Each semester I receive a number of phone calls and emails from frantic parents across the U.S. asking for guidance on how to keep their child with physical and/or mental disabilities from being physically abused while in school. While the thought of abusing children with disabilities is reprehensible, the most [...]

Murdoch to delay retirement

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Dean of Undergraduate Studies Jan Murdoch has agreed to delay her planned retirement to give the new Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs a chance to establish a long-term leadership plan for the division. Murdoch, who came to Clemson as an assistant professor in 1984 and has served as dean of undergraduate studies for the [...]

Employee retirement contribution increasing to 8 percent

Monday, June 30th, 2014

State employee retirement contribution rates are established by state law, as enacted by the South Carolina General Assembly. The South Carolina General Assembly passed retirement reform legislation in 2012. In accordance with this legislation, effective July 1, 2014, the employee retirement contribution rate is increasing from 7.5 to 8 percent for the South Carolina State Retirement System [...]

State approves 2 percent pay increase for employees

Monday, June 30th, 2014

The South Carolina State Employee Pay Plan for fiscal year 2014-15 authorizes state agencies to implement a 2 percent general increase for all permanent faculty and permanent classified and unclassified staff effective on the first regular pay date on or after July 1, 2014. The general increase will be processed as follows: The July 15, [...]

Clemson trustees approve fee increase averaging less than 3%

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Clemson University fees for tuition, housing and meal plans will increase by an average of less than 3 percent this fall, which will partially offset mandatory payroll, retirement and health insurance cost increases. The fees were approved by the university’s board of trustees today (June 25).

Clemson names finalists for Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost position

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Clemson University has named finalists for the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost position. Beginning the week of June 30, the finalists will appear in open campus forums and a series of informal drop-in meetings for faculty, staff and students.

Lyndon L. Larcom, professor emeritus – June 17, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Lyndon L. Larcom, 74, of Clemson died June 17, 2014. He was a professor of Physics and Astronomy and retired in 2007 with 35 years of service. Following his retirement in 2007, he continued in the role of research professor and advisor in the School of Nursing until 2013 at which time he was honored [...]

Clemson University Municipal Court changes its office hours

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Clemson University’s Municipal Court has changed its office hours.

Clemson to pilot shuttle service from Tri-County Tech

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

To ensure connectivity and assess demand for Clemson University ridership between Tri-County Tech and Clemson University, Clemson University Parking and Transportation Services will implement a “pilot” program available for university faculty, staff, or students who display a valid Clemson University ID.

University removes ePortfolio as a graduation requirement

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

ePortfolio has been removed as a graduation requirement effective summer 2014.