All Latest News

Furman moves up in WSJ/THE rankings

Furman University moved up 13 spots in the Best Colleges 2021 rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The rankings place Furman as the top college or university in...

Continue Reading

Furman monitoring Sally; will update campus as needed

Update, Thursday, Sept. 17, 10:50 a.m. The Greenville area is now expecting lower amounts of rainfall at 3-4 inches, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service. Most of the rainfall will occur today...

Continue Reading

Furman awarded Diversity & Inclusion Grant by Associated Colleges of the South

Furman has been awarded a collaborative Diversity and Inclusion Grant by the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS), marking a significant step toward the university’s goal of creating an inclusive campus environment. “It's super exciting,...

Continue Reading

US News ranks Furman a ‘Most Innovative School’ 4th year in a row

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Furman University among the nation’s “Most Innovative Schools” for a fourth consecutive year, in addition to recognizing Furman again as a leader among peers and other universities in...

Continue Reading

True ‘Magic’ of college happens for just 2 out of 100 students

Fewer students than we think experience the "true magic" of a college education, says Brandon Busteed, who penned an article for Forbes. He notes that only 2 out of every 100 students have the life-changing...

Continue Reading

A message from Furman University President Elizabeth Davis

Furman University || President’s Welcome, Fall 2020 from Furman University on Vimeo. Editor's note: President Davis sent the following message to Furman’s students, faculty and staff today, the first day of classes:   Dear Furman...

Continue Reading

Furman Focused website provides guidance for fall return

In preparation for returning to in-person instruction for the Fall 2020 semester, Furman University announced today a new website, Furman Focused: Fall 2020, that lists policies and procedures put in place to increase safety and...

Continue Reading

Furman responds to Black alumni petition

In the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other Black Americans, people of color who are members of the Furman family have shared horrific and painful stories about explicit...

Continue Reading

Students, alumni, parents and friends join together for Dins Day on June 16

Furman University students, alumni, parents and friends will join together Tuesday, June 16, to kick off the sixth annual Dins Day, a 24-hour celebration of Paladin pride and philanthropy. After a date change due to...

Continue Reading