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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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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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Furman has highest return on investment for low-income students, study says

Furman University provides the highest return on investment for low-income students among all South Carolina colleges and most universities across the country, according to a new study by Georgetown University. Forty years after graduation, Furman...

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Furman receives second $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment

Furman University has received a $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment to expand and advance The Furman Advantage, the university’s transformational approach to offering every student a pathway toward a meaningful and valuable college...

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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...

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Deepening the Furman Experience

"The Furman Advantage has been embraced on campus 'because it is authentic to what Furman has always been,'" President Elizabeth Davis said in this June 12 Greenville News profile. Although the pandemic is challenging, Davis said...

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Eubanks named to U.S. Department of Education committee

David Eubanks, assistant vice president of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness at Furman University, has been appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) of the U.S. Department of Education. He will...

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