Emily Wallace of Cary named to Clemson University Foundation board


CLEMSON, South Carolina — Emily Wallace of Cary has been named to a four-year term on the Clemson University Foundation board of directors.

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Emily Wallace

Wallace graduated from Clemson in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts in math. Wallace uses her expertise working as the senior director of the Knowledge Management Center at SAS Institute Inc., a software-development company based in Cary. She and her husband, Jack, were among the first 100 of the company’s employees and was  a key player in SAS becoming a Founding Innovation Partner of the Watt Family Innovation Center on Clemson’s campus.

At Clemson, Wallace was the first female director of WSBF, the student radio station. She also was a minority in her field as a female student. As a result of her experience, the Wallaces established an endowed scholarship for underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Clemson’s College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. She is a member of the John C. Calhoun Society.


Clemson University Foundation
The Clemson University Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized solely to promote the welfare and future development of Clemson University. It was chartered in 1933 to support the university’s educational and scientific goals. It is the responsibility of the board of directors to manage and disburse assets prudently within a policy that encourages the enhancement of the resources of the foundation.

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