About Converse College
Converse College is a four-year, private, women’s college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was established in 1889. The college hosts nearly 200 public performances, exhibitions, readings and lectures each year by world-renowned artists, as well as Converse faculty and students. Currently, Converse has 699 undergraduate students and 597 graduate students. Converse College competes in NCAA Division II athletics, and the school mascot is the Valkyre. The current president of the college is Elizabeth A. Fleming, Ph.D.