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Hall of Fame

Pictures of former professors are found here, along with Furman graduates and friends of the department.

2019 Hall of Fame Inductee


Don Aiesi
Professor of Politics & International Affairs Emeritus
Induction Ceremony: March 30, 2019

Former Furman Professors

Ernest Harrill
Ernest Harrill taught Political Science at Furman from 1949 to 1983 and served as the University’s first Dean of Students. Continue reading.

Ernest J. Walters, Jr.
Ernest J. Walters, Jr. joined the political science department at Furman in 1962 after completing graduate work at the University of Chicago. Continue reading.

Saundra Ardrey
Dr. Saundra Curry Ardrey is chair of the Political Science Department and Director of the African American Studies at Western Kentucky University. Continue reading.

Furman Graduates

James L. Hamrick
James L. Hamrick, a 1950 graduate earned a master’s degree in international relations from Duke in 1952. Continue reading.

S. Sidney Ulmer
S. Sidney Ulmer, a 1952 Furman graduate earned his Doctor of Philosophy from Duke University in 1956. Continue reading.

Richard Riley
Richard W. Riley is the former U. S. Secretary of Education and former Governor of South Carolina. Continue reading.

W. Randy Eaddy
A native of Johnsonville, South Carolina, Eaddy is President & CEO of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County and retired partner of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Continue reading.

Jeanne Howard
Jeanne Howard comes from a long line of women who attended Furman and its predecessor colleges.Continue reading.

Friends of Furman

Noel Gould
Noel Gould was born in Honolulu to an Australian mother who inspired him to become an accomplished professional in both global commerce and civics.Continue reading.