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Board of Trustees
114 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2225
803/323-3001 (fax)
trustees@winthrop.edu

Board of Trustees

Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee possesses and exercises all the powers of the full Board in emergencies.  The Executive Committee also has the responsibility to evaluate the President on an annual basis in accordance with the State agency head performance appraisal process.  The Executive Committee provides general oversight for all matters related to long-range planning for the University, facilities planning, and personnel matters.

  •  Mr. Karl Folkens, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Chair of the Executive Committee 
  •  Mr. Glenn McCall, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees
  •  Ms. Kathy Bigham, Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Trustees
  •  Dr. Julie Fowler, Chair of the Committee on Enrollment and Retention
  •  Mr. Tim Hopkins, Chair of the Committee on Institutional Advancement & Development
  •  Dr. Randy Imler, Chair of the Committee on Finance
  •  Dr. Sue Rex, Chair of the Committee on Academic Quality 
  •  Mr. Tim Sease, Chair of the Committee on Student Life & Athletics 
  •  Ms. Janet Smalley, Chair of the Committee on Compensation

Committee on Academic Quality

The Academic Quality Committee provides general oversight for matters related to the quality of academic program, academic program proposals, academic program reviews, curricular matters, accreditation matters, student records and library services.

Chair
Dr. Sue Rex

Members
Ms. Donna Glenn Holley
Dr. Jane LaRoche
Ms. Ashlye Wilkerson
Dr. Julie Fowler
Dr. John Bird, Faculty Representative

Staff
Dr. Debra Boyd, Provost, & Vice President, Academic Affairs

Committee on Finance 

The Finance Committee provides general oversight of the finances and facilities of the University, acts as the Audit Committee and reviews the annual audit of the University.

Chair
Dr. Randy Imler

Members
Mr. Glenn McCall
Mr. Tim Sease
Ms. Kathy Bigham
Mr. Karl Folkens

Staff
Mr. J.P. McKee, Vice President, Finance and Business

Committee on Student Life and Athletics

The Committee on Student Life and Athletics provides general oversight for matters related to student life, campus safety and security and provide general oversight for matters related to a sound intercollegiate athletic program in conformity with University regulations, Board policies, and the regulations and policies of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Chair
Mr. Tim Sease

Members
Ms. Kathy Bigham
Mr. Don Long
Mr. Glenn McCall
Ms. Donna Glenn Holley
Ms. Elizabeth West, Student Representative

Staff
Dr. Frank Ardaiolo, Vice President for Student Life
Dr. Ken Halpin, Director of Athletics

Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development

The Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development provides general oversight for matters related to student recruitment and marketing; alumni affairs and the encouragement of private support and institutional fundraising for Winthrop University.

Chair
Mr. Tim Hopkins

Members
Mr. Scott Middleton
Ms. Janet Smalley
Mr. Don Long
Mr. Shane Duncan
Ms. Elizabeth West, Student Representative

Staff
Ms. Robin Embry, Acting Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Dr. Jeff Perez, Vice President for University Relations

Committee on Enrollment and Retention

The Committee on Enrollment and Retention provides general oversight for matters related to enrollment management and student retention, graduation and related support.

Chair
Dr. Julie Fowler

Members
Mr. Scott Middleton
Dr. Randy Imler
Mr. Shane Duncan
Mr. Tim Hopkins
Staff
Mr. Eduardo Prieto, Vice President for Access & Enrollment Management

Committee on Compensation

The Committee on Compensation is responsible to report and recommend to the Board of Trustees on matters pertaining to changes to the executive compensation philosophy and strategy. The committee reviews compensation of the President and, upon recommendation of the President, the compensation of executive officers; and such other senior academic and administrative officers as the Committee shall designate. In addition, it reviews any extraordinary salary and payment arrangements for University employees. The Committee periodically reviews such other aspects of the University’s compensation policy as the committee shall elect.

Chair
Ms. Janet Smalley

Members
Dr. Jane LaRoche
Dr. Sue Rex
Ms. Ashlye Wilkerson
Dr. John Bird, Faculty Representative

Staff
Ms. Lisa Cowart, Vice President for Human Resources, Employee Diversity & Wellness

 

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