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educator , Higher education administrator

Horace Weldon Fleming, American Higher education administrator, educator. Recipient Order of Palmetto, South Carolina., 1990, award of merit South Carolina. Water Resources Commission, 1990, Palmetto Pride award The Palmetto Project, 1990, others; Faculty fellow Leadership Hilton Head Island, 1989.


Fleming, Horace Weldon was born on January 14, 1944 in Elberton, Georgia, United States. Son of Horace Weldon Senior and Alma G. (Dove) Fleming.


Bachelor, University Georgia, 1965. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1973.


Member faculty Clemson (South Carolina) University, 1971-1987. Chief economist United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 1981. Staff director Office of President Pro Tem United States Senate, 1981-1982.

Founding director Strom Thurmond Institute Government and Public Affairs, Clemson, 1982-1990. Executive vice president University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, 1990-1992. Executive vice president, provost Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1992-1996.

President University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1997—2001. Consult to fed, state and local govt agys on fin, orgn and mgt, energy and water policy. Frequent media columnist and speaker.

Bd dirs Miss Technology Inc, Institute Technology Develop. Capt United States Army, 1969-1971, Vietnam.


Charter trustee Dropout Prevention Fund, 1986-1990, The Palmetto Project, 1987-1990. Vice president Hill Foundation, 1982-1996. Member President's National Volunteer Advisory Council, 1986-1989.

Member Assembly on the Future of South Carolina., 1988. Member Governor's Transition Task Force on Government Reform, 1986-1987. Member South Carolina.

Reorganization Commission, 1987-1990. Member Stockton-San Joaquin (California) Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1990-1992. Member Vision 2000 task force Stockton Business Council, 1990-1992.

Captain United States Army, 1969-1971, Vietnam. Member Scabbard and Blade, Blue Key, Tiger Brotherhood, Phi Mu Alpha, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, numerous organizations in higher education.


Son of Horace Weldon Sr and Alma G (Dove) Fleming. Married Orene Stephens Greene, February 8, 1970. Children: Susan Renee, Patrick Weldon.

Horace Weldon Senior Fleming

Alma G. (Dove) Fleming

Orene Stephens Greene

Susan Renee Fleming

Patrick Weldon Fleming