Inside Clemson

Murdoch to delay retirement

Date Published: June 30, 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 past 10 years, had planned to step down as dean on June 30 and retire from the university.

ā€œIā€™d like to thank Dr. Murdoch for agreeing to continue in her position in order to ensure a smooth transition for the new EVP and Provost,ā€ said President Jim Clements.

She will continue to provide leadership for a broad range of units and programs that support undergraduate students, ranging from admissions and financial aid to the Calhoun Honors College, Summer Reading and Creative Inquiry.