The High Seminary, Volume 2:
A History of Clemson University, 1964-2000

Jerome V. Reel

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"Jerry Reel's first volume was a masterful history of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina. It ended as the 'college era' ended. This book begins when the modern era began, with the name change to Clemson University effective on July 1, 1964. Once again, Dr. Reel has documented the facts and shared the fascinating, personal stories that make history come alive during the decades of Clemson's climb into the top ranks of American public universities." —James Barker, President, Clemson University


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Preliminary matter (title page, table of contents, preface, acknowledgments, abbreviations)

  1. Testing the Bounds: 1964-1974
  2. New Boundaries to Test: 1964-1974
  3. Educational Outreach and Restructuring: 1964-1979
  4. Service Expands: 1964-1979
  5. For Alumni and Friends: 1964-1979
  6. The Gordian Knot: 1979-1986
  7. One Tangle Undone: 1979-1986
  8. Search and Research: 1986-1992
  9. The Provost's Hour: 1986-1992
  10. Sounds in the Air: 1985-1992
  11. Topsy-Turvy: 1986-1994
  12. Toward the Future: 1994-2000

Epilogue: "The Idea of Clemson": Inaugural Address of President James F. Barker

End matter (appendices, bibliography, index)