Meeting of the Winthrop University
Board of Trustees

Friday, November 7, 2008
1:30 pm

Dunlap-Roddey Room, Johnson Hall
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, South Carolina

  1. Call to Order*
  2. Public Comment*
  3. Approval of Minutes from June 5-6, 2008
  4. Report of the Executive Committee and Board Chair
    1. A Resolution to Endorse the Agency Head Objectives 2008-09
    2. A Resolution to Endorse the Vision of Distinction 2008-09
  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 7, 2008
306 Tillman Hall
9:00 - 11:00 am


  1. Approval of Minutes of Academic Affairs Committee Meeting of June 6, 2008
  2. Collaboration
    1. York Technical College Course/Program Articulation
    2. Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA)
  3. Calendar Update
  4. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Update
  5. Report of the Vice President
    1. New Faculty for 2008-09 (photos included)
    2. Report on Academic Leadership Retreat
    3. Review of 2008-09 VOD Academic Life Objectives
    4. Report on Core Commitments
  6. Academic Unit Updates
    1. The Library, Dean Mark Herring
    2. Visual and Performing Arts, Dean Libby Patenaude
    3. Business Administration, Dean Roger Weikle
    4. Education, Dean Jennie Rakestraw
    5. Arts and Sciences, Dean Debra Boyd
    6. University College, Dean Gloria Jones
    7. The Graduate School, Dean Yvonne Murnane
  7. Presentation by the Graduate School (Yvonne Murnane)


Finance Committee Meeting
Friday, November 7, 2008
Thompson Conference Room, 110 Tillman Hall


  1. Approval of Minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting of June 6, 2008
  2. Presentation of Financial Statements by External Audit Firm*
  3. Review of 2008-2009 Allocation Status Report
  4. Review of 2008-2009 Goals and Objectives in the Division of Finance and Business
  5. Report on Construction Projects for 2008-2009*
  6. Report on Scope of the Budget Rescission Mandates to Date*

( * Indicates no supporting materials are included in this mailing)


University Relations Committee Meeting
Friday, November 7, 2008
9:00 am



  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of minutes of University Relations Committee meeting of June 6, 2008

Intercollegiate Athletics

  1. Major objectives of the Department of Athletics for 08-09
  2. NCAA updates including travel policy discussions and baseball season change proposal

Division of University Advancement and Enrollment Management

  1. Introduction of new staff
  2. Overview of 2008-2009 Objectives for Advancement and Enrollment Management
  3. Report on 2008 entering class and recruitment initiatives for fall 2009

Division of University Development and Alumni Relations

  1. Introduction of new staff
    • Ryan Sheehan, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
    • Nate Brinkley, Philanthropic Advisor, Development Office
    • Keisha Talbot, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Development Office
  2. Major Objectives for UDAR for 2008-09 including planning for campaign and changes to Foundation Board


Division of Student Life

  1. Introduction of new staff:
    • Nicole Scaglione (Coordinator for Health Promotion)
    • Lindy Lunkenheimer (Coordinator for Fitness and Aquatics)
  2. Major learning outcomes and objectives of Student Life for 08-09
  3. Briefing on new Wellness initiatives by Ms. Scaglione and Ms. Lunkenheimer
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business