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WINTHROP UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

February 12, 2005
Olde Stone House
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Minutes of Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Members present:              Mary Jean Martin (Chair), Larry Durham, Karl Folkens, Leland Cox, Janet Smalley, Glenda Owens, Polly Ford, Sanita Savage, Bob Thompson, Donna Tinsley, Kathy Bigham, Skip Tuttle, Anthony J. DiGiorgio (ex officio)
Members absent:                None
Representatives present:     Rich Fowler, Student Representative; Marilyn Smith, Faculty Representative
Representatives absent:      None
Others present:                  Karen Bair of The Rock Hill Herald and faculty and staff of Winthrop University

The Board of Trustees met on Saturday, February 12, 2005 on the campus of Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.

Call to Order
Chair Martin called the meeting to order at 9:02 a.m.

Approval of Board Minutes of November 12, 2005

Larry Durham moved, seconded by Bob Thompson, that the Board approve the minutes as presented.

This motion was approved unanimously by voice vote.

Report of the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees met on campus on January 26, 2005. The Executive Committee reviewed and discussed several matters but taking no actions.

The vast majority of the materials we reviewed were provided to you in the most recent packet of updates. In addition, many issues that we discussed will be or have already been a part of today’s agendas or within the retreat presentations. I will be happy to take any questions or comments on any of those items.

The Executive Committee also had an executive session for discussion of legal, personnel, and contractual matters. No action was taken in the executive session.

Report of the Finance Committee
Skip Tuttle, chair of the Finance committee, summarized a Resolution to Consolidate Auxiliary Bonds. The committee asked the Board to consider adopting this resolution.

The resolution passed unanimously.

Chair Martin asked for a motion to consider the Resolution in Honor of the Service of Robert S. McCoy, Jr. for Meritorious Service to the Winthrop University Foundation Board.

Skip Tuttle made the motion. Lee Cox seconded it.

The motion passed unanimously by voice vote.

Old Business
There was no old business.

New Business
There was no new business.

Chair Martin then yielded the floor to President DiGiorgio who gave a series of presentations to the Board. These presentations included updates, status reports, and future plans for a wide range of issues pertinent to the University.

Adjournment
Lee Cox moved, seconded by Glenda Owens, that the Board adjourn for the day. The motion was passed unanimously by voice vote and the Board adjourned at 3:41 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Kimberly Faust, Secretary to the Board for 2004-05.

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WINTHROP UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

February 13, 2005
Baruch Room, Joynes Hall
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Minutes of Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Members present:              Mary Jean Martin (Chair), Larry Durham, Karl Folkens, Leland Cox, Janet Smalley, Glenda Owens, Polly Ford, Sanita Savage, Bob Thompson, Donna Tinsley, Kathy Bigham, Skip Tuttle, Anthony J. DiGiorgio (ex officio)
Members absent:                None
Representatives present:     Rich Fowler, Student Representative; Marilyn Smith, Faculty Representative
Representatives absent:      None
Others present:                  DeeAnna Brooks, Office of the President

The Board of Trustees met on Sunday, February 13, 2005 on the campus of Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.

Call to Order
Chair Martin called the meeting to order at 9:04 a.m.

Executive Session
Lee Cox, seconded by Polly Ford, that the Board move into Executive Session for discussion of legal matters. The motion was passed unanimously by voice vote. The Executive Session was conducted and no actions were taken. Bob Thompson then moved, seconded by Donna Tinsley, that the Board go back into Public Session. The motion passed unanimously by voice vote.

The members spent the remaining time in a discussion and self-evaluation of their roles as board members of a public university.

Adjournment
Sanita Savage moved, seconded by Larry Durham to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously by voice vote and the Board adjourned at 1:20 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Kimberly Faust, Secretary to the Board for 2004-05.