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Furman rises in US News rankings; noted for innovation, teaching, research, first-year experience

The university has ranked among the most innovative universities since 2016, and ranked No. 4 this year, signaling the level of awareness of The Furman Advantage and other programs have in higher education.

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OLLI at Furman University helps senior adults continue their search for knowledge

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute director and Furman University alumna Nancy Kennedy spoke to Kathy Laughlin of The Greenville News about the impact OLLI has on Greenville area residents. Predominantly volunteer-driven, OLLI offers classes throughout the...

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Furman named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Furman University has been named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review based on data from its surveys of administrators at about 650 colleges in 2021-2022. The company also factored in data...

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Pathways course to guide students through The Furman Advantage

Furman University faculty have voted to make Pathways, a two-year program central to The Furman Advantage, a graduation requirement for all students starting in Fall 2022. Pathways is a one-credit class each semester for first-...

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Fall 2021 Dean’s List

More than 1,000 students made the Dean’s List for the 2021 fall term. The honor is awarded to full-time undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the semester. The students,...

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Pontari named interim vice president for academic affairs and provost

Beth Pontari, who has led Furman University’s engaged learning efforts as associate provost since 2017, will serve as interim vice president for academic affairs and provost, beginning July 1, Furman President Elizabeth Davis announced Wednesday....

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Have we gotten student success completely backward?

In an article appearing in The Chronicle of Education, Aaron Basko, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, cites the Gallup-Purdue Index, which lays out “The Big 6 for...

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Furman climbs in US News ranking; voted ‘most innovative’ 5th straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, Furman University is one of the “Most Innovative Schools” among national liberal arts colleges and universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Furman...

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Juneteenth is an opportunity to reflect

President Elizabeth Davis sent the message below to the campus community on Friday, June 18, 2021. Dear Campus Community, The first time I heard about Juneteenth I was a first-year student in college at Baylor...

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