Speaker Spotlight

Name: Dr. Elizabeth Davis
Title: President, Furman University
Event: First Friday Luncheon
Date: Friday, September 4th

Dr. Elizabeth Davis became Furman University’s 12th President on July 1, 2014.

She came to Furman from Baylor University in Texas, where she was Executive Vice President and Provost. Her other administrative roles over a 22-year career at Baylor included serving as Vice Provost for Financial and Academic Administration, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs. As an accounting professor, she received the Hankamer School of Business Teaching Excellence Award and the Mortar Board Circle of Achievement Award.
Dr. Davis received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor in 1984 and earned her Ph.D. from Duke University in 1992. She and her husband, Charles, have two children, Chad and Claire.


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