About Multicultural Affairs

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Office of Multicultural Affairs
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613
Phone: 864-294-3094
Fax Number: 864-294-3096

Located in the University Center, Room #245

Our Staff

Idella Glenn, a Furman graduate, holds a Master's degree in Education from the University of South Carolina and in 2008 earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Clemson University. She has served as Director of Multicultural Affairs since 1996. She enjoys serving with several community agencies and spending time with her family.
Dr. Idella G. Glenn
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Dianne Alexander
Department Assistant


Multicultural Affairs will facilitate the creation of an educational environment in which diversity is understood, embraced and celebrated. All students, faculty and staff benefit from a learning experience that fosters knowledge and acceptance of a multicultural and multiethnic world. As a result of the creation and maintenance of a University Diversity Plan, inter connected initiatives will be implemented whose overall purpose will be to create the diverse campus community as described in the University mission statement. Incorporated within the University plan will be initiatives which support the holistic model of college student development with respect to diversity.


The Office of Multicultural Affairs strives to improve the quality of life at Furman by implementing comprehensive educational and cultural services that promote multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.

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