Faculty & Staff

August 31, 2018 

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to thank the following members of the faculty and staff who have agreed to serve on the search committee for Winthrop's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

The committee will begin its work immediately so that a national search can be conducted that will result in our having a new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs by July 1, 2019.

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee

Shelia Burkhalter, Vice President for Student Affairs, Search Committee Co-Chair
Justin Oates, Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs, Search Committee Co-Chair
Nicole Chisari, Communications Coordinator, Staff Conference Chair
Wanda Ebright, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Cheryl Fortner-Wood, Professor of Psychology, Director of Winthrop McNair Scholars Program
Philip Gibson, Associate Professor of Finance, Director of Certified Financial Planning
Michelle Hare, Director of Financial Aid
Anthony Hill, Chair and Associate Professor of Social Work, MSW Program Director
Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean and Professor, Richard W. Riley College of Education
Tyler Lewis, Graduate Student
Michael Lipscomb, Professor of Political Science, Faculty Conference Chair
Ximena Perez-Velazco, Council of Student Leaders Chair
Leigh Poole, Director of International Center
LeeAnn Pounds, Employee Relations Manager
Chuck Rey, Head Women's Volleyball Coach
PN Saksena, Dean of College of Business Administration and Professor of Accounting
Kristi Schoepfer, Chair of Physical Education, Sport and Human Performance, Professor of Sport Management
Meg Schriffen, Associate Professor and Program Director of Dance
Diann Smothers, Head of Content Services, Dacus Library
Takita Sumter, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Chemistry
Nicki Washington, Associate Professor of Computer Science