• Professor Clemens
  • Professor Clemens with Hartwick students in China
  • Professor Clemens in China with Hartwick students
  • Professor Clemens in China

John Clemens Tribute Scholarship

Invest in the John Clemens Scholarship for Study in Business

Professor of Business Administration John Clemens has announced his retirement from Hartwick College after 35 years of exemplary service and leadership. Clemens came to Hartwick with the steadfast belief that the great classics of literature should be brought into the leadership development classroom. With a million-dollar grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, he founded the Hartwick Humanities in Management Institute and the Hartwick Leadership Institute. During his time at Hartwick, Clemens was granted two honorary doctorate degrees and established an international reputation as an author, keynote speaker, and consultant to Fortune 500 companies.

Clemens has been a beloved professor and source of inspiration to scores of Hartwick College students. His wealth of knowledge, kind nature, impeccable character, magnetic style, and sense of humor have instilled in Hartwick alumni a passion for intelligent leadership and laid countless cornerstones for successful careers.

Hartwick is establishing a scholarship in honor of Clemens' exceptional contributions to the College. Please join in showing your thanks by helping to fund the John Clemens Scholarship for Study in Business. This scholarship will guarantee that Professor Clemens' voice will endure in the Hartwick community. Your investment demonstrates your commitment to a business program that emphasizes intelligent and thoughtful leadership based on the wisdom of the some of the greatest thinkers the world has ever known.

Invest now in the future of Hartwick business students.

Jason Henderson '08

Jason Henderson '08

I do recall Professor Sears once saying in class that if you are doing it right and understand it, when you look at these numbers, they should tell you a story. For me, they usually told a story.

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