FLORENCE---Margie C. Witherspoon has been named interim chair of the Computer Science Department at Francis Marion University.
She replaces Ken Griffin who left the university to return to Arkansas.
A native of Bennettsville, Witherspoon has been a member of the FMU faculty since 1985, teaching mathematics and computer science. She also has been projects coordinator for Bankers Mortgage Corp. (now Fleet Funding) as well as a secondary and elementary teacher in Florence, Bennettsville and Columbia.
Witherspoon holds undergraduate degrees from Erskine College and Francis Marion University, and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of South Carolina.