Benjamin Dunlap: a life in higher education
Friday - April 29, 2011
About This Show
Dr. Benjamin Dunlap, President of Wofford College, joins Dr. Edgar for a lively and wide ranging conversation about his lifelong dedication to the field of higher education. Dunlap is a Columbia native who graduated summa cum laude from Sewanee: The University of the South. He attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard University as a graduate student, receiving his Ph.D. in English Language and Literature in 1967. From that year until 1993, he held academic appointments at Harvard and the University of South Carolina. In 1993, he accepted an appointment at Wofford College as the Chapman Family Professor in the Humanities, a position he still holds. In 2000, he became the 10th president of Wofford College.