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02/02/2018

Four Finalists for Arts and Sciences Dean Visit Campus Between Feb. 18 and March 1

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 Each candidate will participate in interviews with faculty, staff, administrators, and students; each finalist will also give a presentation to Winthrop faculty, staff, students and interested community members in Whitton Auditorium, located in Carroll Hall.
 Feedback on each candidate will be solicited by way of electronic survey for those who participate in the interview process, said Gloria Jones, dean of University College and chair of the 13-member search committee.

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Debra Boyd
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Four finalists for the dean of Winthrop University’s College of Arts and Sciences will visit the campus for interviews and will give public presentations between Feb. 18 and March 1.
 
The finalists are:

Adrienne McCormick, professor of English; Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; State University of New York at Oswego; Oswego, N.Y. She will visit campus Feb. 18-20.
Tom Williams, associate professor of English; associate dean, School of English, Communication, Media and Languages, Morehead State University; Morehead, K.Y. He will be on campus from Feb. 20-22.
Carmen Rivera, professor of Spanish; associate dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; State University of New York at Fredonia; Fredonia, N.Y. She will visit campus from Feb. 25-27.
Robert McCormick, professor of history; associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; USC Upstate; Spartanburg, S.C. He will be on campus Feb. 27-March 1.

Each candidate will participate in interviews with faculty, staff, administrators, and students; each finalist will also give a presentation to Winthrop faculty, staff, students and interested community members in Whitton Auditorium, located in Carroll Hall. View dates and times for the presentations.

Debra Boyd, Winthrop provost, commended the search committee members “for the work they have done in bringing four exceptional individuals to campus. We all look forward to learning more from the candidates about their ideas and their capacity for leading the College of Arts and Sciences.”

Members of campus and local communities are urged to attend the candidate presentations. Feedback on each candidate will be solicited by way of electronic survey for those who participate in the interview process, said Gloria Jones, dean of University College and chair of the 13-member search committee.

Winthrop’s College of Arts and Sciences is the academic home to 14 departments with more than 2,000 undergraduate students majoring in 19 areas across the humanities, sciences and social sciences; five interdisciplinary programs; and more than 300 graduate students in nine graduate programs, including one interdisciplinary program. In addition, the college offers courses that provide the liberal arts foundation to all undergraduate programs on campus. The college has a total of 230 faculty members, of whom 140 are full-time and 90 are part-time faculty who are experienced professionals from the surrounding metropolitan area. Faculty and administrative staff members support the academic and professional development of students who pursue coursework and program work in the college.

Winthrop’s programs of biochemistry, human nutrition and dietetics, mass communication, and social work are nationally accredited. In addition, Winthrop’s education certification programs (biology, chemistry, English, world languages, mathematics, school psychology and social studies within CAS) are accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

For more information, contact Judy Longshaw, news and media services manager, at 803/323-2404 or longshawj@winthrop.edu.


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