The Wofford College Board of Trustees elected Dr. Nayef H. Samhat as president of the college at their meeting on Tuesday, May 14, held on campus. He is Wofford's 11th president.
Wofford College President Benjamin B. Dunlap has selected Laura Kate Gamble, a rising senior from Summerville, S.C., as the 2013-2014 Presidential International Scholar. She is the 30th scholar in the college’s innovative program that allows one student to travel during the academic year to developing countries researching an independent project.
Shared Worlds, a non-profit science fiction/fantasy teen writing summer camp hosted by Wofford College, has received a third consecutive supporting grant from Amazon.com and has named author Karen Lord as its Amazon.com Writer in Residence for 2013.