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114 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-3001 (fax)

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Boyd, Debra
Debra C. Boyd, Ph.D., is Winthrop University's Acting President and Provost. She was named Provost in 2013 and has served as Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2011. Named by the Board of Trustees to lead the university in June 2014, Dr. Boyd has a proven record of effective leadership and collaboration with colleagues across campus. She has said she is honored to serve as Acting President as Winthrop prepares for new leadership. Likewise, she feels privileged to stand with Winthrop’s dedicated faculty and staff to ensure that students remain the university’s highest priority and that they continue to receive an exemplary education. 

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More About Dr. Boyd

Previous leadership positions at Winthrop:

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Chair of the Department of English


Ph.D., English, University of South Carolina
M.A., English, Appalachian State University
B.A., English, Appalachian State University

Academic Expertise:

Renaissance Literature (especially Drama), William Shakespeare's Plays, Christopher Marlowe's Plays

Contact Information:

Office: 115 Tillman Hall
Phone: 803/323-2220