Meeting of the Winthrop University
Board of Trustees

Friday, November 12, 2004
Baruch Room, Joynes Hall
1:00 pm

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Comment
  3. Approval of Minutes from June 10 and June 11, 2004
  4. Report of the Executive Committee
    1. Resolution to Endorse the Agency Head Objectives 2004-05
    2. Resolution to Endorse a Bonus Plan for Meritorious Performance for Selected Faculty and Staff
    3. Resolution to Endorse the Vision of Distinction 2004-05
  5. Report of the Academic Affairs Committee
  6. Report of the Finance Committee
  7. Report of the University Relations Committee
  8. Report from the Chair of Faculty Conference and Faculty Representative to the Board
  9. Report from the Chair of the Council of Student Leaders and Student Representative to the Board
  10. Report from the President
  11. Old Business
  12. New Business
  13. Executive Session
  14. Adjournment

Academic Affairs Committee Meeting
Friday, November 12, 2004
208 Thurmond Hall
9:00 - 11:00 am


  1. Approval of Minutes of Academic Affairs Committee Meeting of June 11, 2004
  2. Report of the Vice President
    1. Review of 2004-05 VOD Academic Program Initiatives and Goals and Objectives for the Division of Academic Affairs
    2. New Faculty for 2004-05
    3. Internal Graduate Program Review
  3. Resolution to offer Master of Social Work Degree
  4. Progress Report on Program Accreditations
    1. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) Computer Science
    2. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Macfeat
    3. Sport Management Program Review Council (SMPRC) Sport Management
    4. Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Athletic Training (JRC-AT) Athletic Training
    5. American Chemical Society (ACS) Approval Chemistry
  5. Update on Sponsored Programs and Research
  6. Academic Unit Updates
    1. Arts and Sciences
    2. Business Administration
    3. Education
    4. Library
    5. Visual and Performing Arts
    6. Graduate Studies
    7. University College
  7. Presentation by The College of Business Administration Small Business Development Center: Pathway from classroom to service to career

Finance Committee Meeting
Friday, November 12, 2004
Thompson Conference Room
110 Tillman Hall


  1. Approval of Minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting of June 11, 2004
  2. Presentation of Financial Statements by External Audit Firm
  3. Approval of Resolutions to issue Student Housing Revenue Bond of $2.7 million for Residence Hall Renovation
  4. Briefing on "Energy Performance Contract"
  5. Review of 2004-2005 Allocation Status Report
  6. Review of 2004-2005 Goals and Objectives in the Division of Finance and Business
  7. Report on Information Technology Initiatives for 2004-2005

University Relations Committee Meeting
Friday, November 12, 2004
230-B Dinkins Student Center
9:00 a.m.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of University Relations Committee Meeting of June 11, 2004

Division of University Advancement

  1. Update from Alumni Relations Office
    • Affinity groups
    • Retirement center visits
    • College of Business Administration program in Summerville
  2. Update on follow-up to "A Lasting Achievement: The Campaign for Winthrop"
  3. "The Winthrop Experience: An Education by Design": review and comments

Division of Student Life

  1. Update on new recruitment and scholarship activities
  2. Review of Financial Aid restructuring efforts for improved customer service
  3. Update on Academic Theme Housing initiatives

Intercollegiate Athletics

  1. New Academic Progress Report for NCAA
  2. Spring GPA Reports
  3. NCAA Certification Self-Study Status Report
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business