The Winthrop University Board of Trustees honored outgoing President Anthony DiGiorgio on April 12, 2013, with the creation of a DiGiorgio Forum on Leadership and the title of President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Public Service and Leadership.
The purpose of the DiGiorgio Forum will be to help students, faculty, staff and others become effective and ethical leaders by providing professional development workshops, one-on-one mentoring and other programs to enhance leadership skills. It will connect an array of leadership-related initiatives at Winthrop and connect more broadly with similar initiatives beyond the campus.
The Board Resolution as adopted:
Conferral of Title of President Emeritus: Anthony J. DiGiorgio
And Conferral of Title of First Lady Emeritus: Gale N. DiGiorgio
WHEREAS, Dr. Anthony J. DiGiorgio in 1989 was named the ninth president of Winthrop College, now Winthrop University, and
WHEREAS, Dr. DiGiorgio has held that post for 24 years, making him one of the longest-serving public university presidents in the United States, and...Read More