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New Girl on Campus

Dr. Elizabeth Davis ushers in a new era at Furman University


By Stephanie Trotter
AUGUST 29, 2014

The heavy bookshelves and smoldering cigars are long gone. Visitors entering the president’s office at Furman University today will encounter blush-colored orchids, Impressionist paintings, and a Waterford crystal cross. “It’s just such a good fit,” explains Dr. Elizabeth Davis, Furman University’s twelfth president. “I have really felt at home here. It’s a nice, welcoming place.”

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