President Search
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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Search for the 12th President for Winthrop University

The Board of Trustees has announced a search for the next President of Winthrop University. The successful candidate for the presidency will honor the academic enterprise, have an appreciation of and affinity for the traditions and milieu of Winthrop and the region, and have experience with the demands of leading a public university. The board seeks a visionary leader with strategic perspective, a commitment to preparing students for productive and fulfilling lives, exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, and a collegial leadership style. The next President of Winthrop will be an exceptional fund- and friend-raiser for the University.

As announced on June 25, the chair of the Presidential Search Committee is Trustee Julie Fowler, who will coordinate the board’s work on this most important undertaking.  The resolution passed by the board and this news release include additional details regarding the search.

This website will be updated with details of the search as they become available.

Latest News

The Myers McRae executive search and consulting firm has been selected to handle some aspects of the search for the next president. Myers McRae, which was named among the top 50 search firms by Hunt Scanlon Media, will assist the Search Committee in determining potential candidates who could be successful at Winthrop, as well as vetting candidates as the search proceeds. Read more about this important partner in the Search Committee’s work.


Last Updated: 9/2/21