SCICU Legislative Spotlight - Speaker Murrell Smith
Speaker Murrell Smith
Republican - Sumter
Elected Speaker of the S.C. House in 2022
First elected to the House in 2001
B.A. in History and Government, 1990
Wofford Alumni Executive Committee 2003-2005
We asked Speaker Smith seven questions, including why he decided to attend Wofford College and how it prepared him for his career both as an attorney and as a member of the S.C. House of Representatives.
With donations totaling nearly $600,000, generous contributors helped SCICU eclipse fundraising goals for fiscal year 2021-22. Along with adding proceeds from its endowment income, the total amount distributed to its 21 member colleges and universities surpassed $700,000.
More than 100 years of serving South Carolina, including landmark litigation, counsel on cutting-edge transactions, advising colleges and universities, and community leadership that helps shape regional growth and success.
The SCICU Business Partners program provides a convenient marketplace in which SCICU member colleges and universities can preview offerings tailored to the needs of the higher education community in South Carolina.
SCICU welcomes the following new business partners:
SCICU is a member of the Coalition for College Cost Savings (CCCS). This organization, comprised of 35 member organizations in 33 states, serves more than 1,000 higher education institutions and over 3 million students across the United States. The organization and staff are dedicated to helping private higher education institutions improve processes and reduce costs through collaboration.
All SCICU member colleges and universities have access to CCCS's national contracts and services. More information on this important benefit may be found here.
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