Approved by the Board of Trustees
The primary mission of the University of South Carolina is the education of the state's diverse citizens through teaching, research, creative activity and service. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina system is the largest university in the state, serving more than 41,000 students from its flagship Columbia campus, three senior campuses (Aiken, Beaufort and Upstate) and four regional campuses (Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter and Union).
The University of South Carolina is a public institution offering degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. Through the primary method of classroom and laboratory instruction and through a secondary method of distance education delivered via the Internet, teleconference and electronic media, degree programs are offered in the following areas: arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing; hospitality, retail and sport management; mass communications and information studies; music; public health; social work; and in professional programs such as business, law, medicine, nursing and pharmacy.
With a flagship campus recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a top research and service institution and nationally ranked in startup businesses and an eight-campus system that confers nearly 40 percent of all bachelor's and graduate degrees awarded at public institutions in South Carolina, the university has a profound relevance, reach and impact on the people of the state. The University of South Carolina provides all students with the highest-quality education, including the knowledge, skills and values necessary for success and responsible citizenship in a complex and changing world through engagement in nationally and internationally ranked research, scholarship, service and artistic creation.
|May 6||Allendale, S.C.|
|May 7||Spartanburg, S.C.|
|May 8||Sumter, S.C.|
|May 9||Aiken, S.C.|
|May 13-14||Mexico City, Mexico|
|May 23-24||New York City|
|May 29-June 1||Destin, Fla.|
|June 3||Washington, D.C.|
Office of the President
University of South Carolina
Osborne Administration Building
Columbia, SC 29208