The Winthrop University Board of Trustees Retreat

March 13 & 14, 2024
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
1385 Broadcloth Street | Fort Mill, South Carolina

Agenda *

* Members of the community are asked to note that several items of discussion may call for the Board of Trustees to go into Executive session periodically through the meeting under Executive Session--pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70(a)(1) and (2) for the purposes of discussion of employment matters involving certain present university employees and contractual items related to Winthrop University.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

9:30 am          Call to Order, Welcome Remarks, and Review of Retreat Agenda
9:40 am          2024-2025 Legislative Budget Request Update and Q&A 
10:00 am        Strategic Plan Update and KPIs Review and Q&A
10:30 am        Board’s Strategic Plan Big Dial KPI Measures Discussion

11:00 am         Break

11:15 am         Enrollment Management & Marketing Update
                        •  Tuition and Entrollment Strategy
                        •  Strategic Plan Big Dial KPIs

12:00 pm         Lunch 

1:00 pm          Finance & Business Affairs Update and Q&A
                       •  Student Housing Discussion
                       •  Tuition and Fees Discussion
                       •  Strategic Plan Big Dial KPIs
1:45 pm          Student Affairs Update and Q&A
                       •  Student Organizations and Engagement Discussion
                       •  Strategic Plan Big Dial KPIs
2:30 pm          Academic Affairs Update and Q&A
                       •  Graduation Update Discussion
                       •  Strategic Plan Big Dial KPIs

3:15 pm          Break 

3:30 pm          External Engagements Update
                        •  University Advancement Dashboards
4:00 pm          Athletics Update and Q&A
                       •  Discussion and Strategic Plan Big Dial KPIs
4:30 pm          Discussion (Feedback/Future Recommendations)

5:00 pm          Resolutions
                       •  Contractual Agreement with Canon Strategic LLC
                       •  Approval of Terms of Agreement for Additional Student Housing
                       •  Approval of Fees for Fall Semester 2024
                       •  Creation of Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communication
                       •  Creation of Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
                       •  Creation of the Bachelor of Science in Web Development
                       •  Adoption of Various Facilities and Infrastructure Projects
                       •  Awarding of an Honorary Degree
                       •  Adoption of the Tuition Transparency Initiative 

5:15 pm          Adjourn 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

9:00 am            Breakfast 

9:30 am            Call To Order and Recap of Day One, Strategic Decisions Discussion and Q&A

10:30 am          Break

11:00 am           Governance Committee

12:00 pm           Lunch 

1:00 pm             Board’s Discussion and Q&A
1:30 pm             Office of Legal Counsel Update and Q&A

1:45 pm              Break
2:00 pm               Effective Trusteeship
2:30 pm               Comments / Discussion and Q&A
3:00 pm               Closing Remarks and Adjourn