Donald Fowler was a beloved professor and political leader.
He taught at the University of South Carolina for nearly 50 years while also serving
the Democratic Party at the state and national level. He was a champion for bipartisanship,
democracy and civil dialogue; winning the respect and admiration of students and politicians
from all sides of politics. He died on December 15, 2020 at the age of 85.
The College of Arts and Sciences hosted this virtual tribute with Don's friends, colleagues,
and family. Speakers include:
Joel Samuels, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Lois Lovelace Duke, Mentee of Don Fowler and Fellow CAS Board of Visitors Member
Kirk Randazzo, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Political Science
Jaime Harrison, Chair, Democratic National Committee
David Beasley, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
Donnie Fowler, J.D., Son of Don Fowler
Jim Lane, Ph.D., founding donor of the Donald L. Fowler Endowment Fund
Erin Bailey, J.D., Former student of Don Fowler
Todd Shaw, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
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