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Anderson University Celebrates Centennial with Pictorial History


In conjunction with the celebration of Anderson University’s centennial, historian Joyce Wood, a member of the Anderson faculty has compiled a new pictorial history of Anderson University. The book is published by Arcadia Publishing as a part of its campus history series. While the book will be available at most bookstores and online retail outlets, it can be easily ordered from the Anderson University bookstore at or by calling the AU Alumni Office at 864-231-2102.
The book traces the entire history of Anderson University with photographs from throughout the 100 years ranging from prominent figures and events to overall student life and changing styles in the ten decades the university has been in existence.
Dr. Wood presented the book to Anderson University president Dr. Evans P. Whitaker during the university’s Centennial Founders Day Convocation on February 9th. After which, she held a book signing for those wishing to purchase an autographed copy.

 Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in The South according to that publication.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.



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