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A Memorial service will be held for Dr. Charles Morgan on May 30th at 5:00 p.m. in The Daniel Recital Hall. You can read the obituary here. The Converse community mourns the passing of former Professor and longtime Converse supporter Charles (Charlie) Morgan, who died peacefully in his home Thursday, May 2, 2019, surrounded by…
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Upstate area adults who started college but never finished their degree have the opportunity to complete it through a new program offered by Converse College at the University Center in Greenville (UCG). Converse College’s coeducational Degree Completion Program will start in June and is accepting applications now. Leading to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in…
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Converse announces the promotion and award of tenure for the following faculty members, as approved by the Board of Trustees in February: Dr. Will Case – promoted to associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and awarded tenure Dr. Susanne Gunter – promoted to associate professor of art and awarded tenure Dr. Julie Jones – promoted…
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The Converse College Class of 2019 announces that Carla Harris, vice chairman and managing director at Morgan Stanley, will give the commencement address during their graduation ceremony on Saturday May 18, 2019. An accomplished author, singer and corporate leader, Harris has become a global advocate for increasing access and opportunity in the corporate sector and…
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Converse is now a doctoral degree-granting institution after the recent approval of its request for a level-change by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  In addition, SACSCOC approved Converse’s first program, a Doctorate of Education in Professional Leadership. “This is an historic milestone for Converse and, with more than 50…
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Converse College welcomes four new members to its Board of Trustees: Philip Asherman, retired President and CEO of Chicago Bridge & Iron in The Woodlands, Texas; Debra Clements, Chief Administrative Officer, Senior General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Milliken & Company in Spartanburg; Wallace Davison Prestwood ’89, Senior Vice President for Bank of America in…
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The Converse College Board of Trustees will announce the College’s tenth president during an open forum Tuesday, April 19 at 12:30 pm in Daniel Recital Hall. Attendees will have the opportunity meet the president-elect following the event. The announcement will be streamed live for Converse alumnae, parents and friends around the world. The presidential search…
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The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to support a new Interfaith Studies program at Converse College. The program will include a wide range of interdisciplinary courses to explore aspects of religious diversity and cross-cultural dialogue, culminating in an academic minor, as well as establish a center to sponsor visiting speakers and…
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UPDATE: Launch of Converse’s Degree Completion Program has been postponed. For more information, call 596-9746. Converse College is giving both…

Converse and Wofford Colleges are poised to collaborate in a critical academic area that impacts all disciplines and students – the library. The colleges jointly have received a $75,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their library services in the digital information age. “Our libraries of the…
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