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Jim Barker is an outstanding leader who worked tirelessly to make Clemson a better university. One of the things that made him so successful was his accessibility to faculty, staff and — especially — students. He often shared stories about the spontaneous and sometimes hilarious encounters with students who showed up on his doorstep. Many people told him, “You should write a book.” But there were classes to teach, students to advise, grandchildren to spoil, and he put it off. He and Marcia were finally persuaded to write this book as a way to raise money for the Barker Scholars Endowment, which provides need-based grants for students who might otherwise not be able to stay on track to graduate.
Características y detalles
- Categoría Biografías y memorias
Cuadrado pequeño, 18×18 cm
- Fecha de publicación nov. 21, 2016
- Idioma English
- Etiquetas James F. Barker, Stories, President's Home, Barker Scholars Endowment, President Barker, Marcia Barker, Jim Barker, Clemson Family, Tigers, Clemson University, Clemson
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.