Newest CSU residence hall named for long-time employee, donor

Charleston Southern University is honoring the late Barbara “Binky” C. Mead on what would have been her 80th birthday on May 4 by naming the university’s newest residence hall Barbara C. Mead Hall. This spring, the CSU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Mead Hall in honor of Mead’s 55 years as a servant […]

Alumnus inaugurated as Charleston Southern’s fourth president

Charleston Southern University inaugurated B. Keith Faulkner as the university’s fourth president March 25 in a service in Lightsey Chapel. Faulkner was unanimously elected by the board of trustees on July 25, 2023, and began his service as president in October. He is the first Charleston Southern alumnus to serve the university as president. Faulkner […]

CSU to host fourth presidential inauguration next Monday

B. Keith Faulkner, who was appointed the fourth president of Charleston Southern University in July 2023, will be formally installed through a presidential inauguration Monday, March 25. Faulkner earned his Juris Doctor degree and a Master of Business Administration from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. He also holds an LLM in litigation […]

CSU pivots to online learning in wake of Hurricane Idalia

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Charleston area. Out of an abundance of caution, Charleston Southern University will pivot to online learning on Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31. Students are expected to consult Blackboard for specific directions from their professor(s) related to course requirements. The dining hall […]

Charleston Southern sees 1,300-plus residential students moving to its campus

Charleston Southern University welcomed more than 1,300 students to campus during its annual Move-In Weekend. Having exceeded goals for enrollment and resident housing, CSU projects to have over 2,400 full-time traditional undergraduates joining the campus family this fall. Close to 1,000 graduate and online students will pursue their purpose and degree at CSU as well. […]

Charleston Southern selects Keith Faulkner as 4th president

The Charleston Southern University board of trustees has unanimously approved the appointment of B. Keith Faulkner as CSU’s fourth president. Faulkner, a 1998 Charleston Southern alumnus, will begin in early October 2023. The selection and announcement followed an extensive nationwide search led by CarterBaldwin — the same executive search firm that landed Dondi Costin at […]

CSU graduates more than 700 students on May 6

Charleston Southern University’s commencement on May 6 marked some firsts and lasts. Approximately 710 students graduated with bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Kherry Cohea received the first aeronautics degree, and the first class of engineering students received their degrees. Jacqueline Fish, vice president for academic affairs, was commencement speaker and received the title of professor […]

Liberty University names Dondi Costin next president

Trustees for Liberty University announced in a press release March 31 the appointment of retired Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, Ph.D., as its next president and Jonathan Falwell as chancellor. Both will assume their duties ahead of the 2023-24 school year, trustees announced at their spring meeting. Dondi Costin Costin, who earned two of his […]

CSU enrolls more than 1,000 new students

Charleston Southern University welcomed its largest incoming freshman class since 2016 — beating both enrollment and housing goals. In addition to over 1,000 new traditional undergraduate students, CSU’s total enrollment increased 5 percent since last year, at 3,537 students in its undergraduate, graduate and online programs. Notable stats from this year’s class include: • 1,052 […]

North Greenville, New Orleans Seminary form partnership

In a move intended to help men and women called to ministry get placed into positions sooner, North Greenville University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary are partnering to count certain college credit hours toward a master of divinity degree, saving students both time and money. The agreement, signed by NGU President Gene Fant Jr. […]