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Founders Day

AU Founders Day features former Governor

Anderson University’s annual Founder’s Day convocation was held on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 10:00 a.m. in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. Former South Carolina Governor David Beasley will de...

Dedication of the G. Ross Anderson Jr. Student Center Anderson University

AU Officially Opens New Student Center During Homecoming

Anderson University officially opened the 90,000-square-foot, $26 million G. Ross Anderson Jr. Student Center during homecoming festivities Saturday, Oct. 29. The student center has been open to students since August,...

Dr. Beverly Rice McAdams named VP of Diversity at AU

McAdams named VP for Diversity and Inclusion at Anderson University

Dr. Beverly Rice McAdams has been named to the new position of Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at Anderson University according to University President Dr. Evans Whitaker. In her new role, McAdams will...

AU Named a Best Value by U.S. News

AU Named a Best Value School by U.S News

Anderson University, in addition to being named a “Top Tier” Regional University in the South, by U.S. News & World Report, has also been named a “Best Value School” by the same publication. This marks the first t...

Dean of the Anderson University Center for Innovation & Digital Learning Dr. Ben Deaton

Director joins select group of Apple Distinguished Educators

Finding innovative ways to deploy technology in the classroom has earned an Anderson University faculty member recognition from Apple Inc. Dr. Ben Deaton, dean of the Center for Innovation & Digital Learning at AU,...

Rutland to Direct Parent and Alumni Relations

Anderson will also have a new, yet familiar, face connecting with alumni and parents and serving both groups. Jason Rutland, who has spent the past five years in the Office of Admission, including overseeing the two larg...

AU to offer new graduate programs in nursing, announces intent to develop physical therapy doctoral program

Anderson University President Dr. Evans P. Whitaker announced today that the University is seeking to offer graduate programs in nursing beginning in fall 2016 and is also developing a plan to eventually offe...

Campus Construction Hits High Gear

Campus Construction Hits High Gear

From new tennis and softball facilities to a state-of-the-art $18 million student center, Anderson University is experiencing an historic period of construction to go along with unprecedented growth. The University has d...

NASA Chief Challenges/Inspires Record Commencement Crowd

NASA Chief Challenges/Inspires Record Commencement Crowd

Before a crowd in excess of 6,000 on a picture-perfect May morning, NASA Administrator, South Carolina native, and veteran astronaut Major General Charles Bolden challenged a record number of Anderson University gra...

Anderson Names D’Andrea Director of Athletics

Anderson Names D’Andrea Director of Athletics

Anderson University President Evans Whitaker has announced that former longtime Clemson University athletics administrator Bill D’Andrea has been named Director of Athletics for the Trojans. D’Andrea will replace Nancy S...

AU Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence

AU Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence

Anderson University psychology professor Dr. Robert Franklin has been honored for Excellence in Teaching by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU). Faculty from 20 private colleges were recogni...

Charles Bolden

NASA Chief to address record number of graduates

NASA Administrator, South Carolina native, and veteran astronaut Major General Charles Bolden will address a record number of Anderson University graduates during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 2, on the front l...

Students, officials and builders excited about forthcoming student center

Students, officials and builders excited about forthcoming student center

At approximately 4 p.m. on April 8—under a warm spring sun—Anderson University proudly broke ground on the G. Ross Anderson Jr. Student Center. About 150 students, AU officials, and community members, gathered at the fut...

Governor Names AU President to Higher Ed Post

Governor Names AU President to Higher Ed Post

Anderson University President Dr. Evans P. Whitaker has been appointed by Governor Nikki Haley to represent independent colleges and universities on the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. His appointment was...

AU to Break Ground on Long Awaited Student Center

AU to Break Ground on Long Awaited Student Center

Anderson University officials will join with community leaders, students, faculty, donors and friends on April 8th at 3:30 pm to officially break ground on the largest single building project in University history – the...

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