Winthrop University: Board of Trustees - Committees
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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Board of Trustees

Committees


Executive Committee

The Executive Committee possesses and exercises all the powers of the full Board in emergencies.  The Executive Committee also has the responsibility to evaluate the President on an annual basis in accordance with the State agency head performance appraisal process.  The Executive Committee provides general oversight for all matters related to long-range planning for the University, facilities planning, and personnel matters. 

  •  Mr. Glenn McCall, Chair of the Board of Trustees; Chair of the Executive Committee 
  •  Ms. Kathy Bigham, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees; Chair of the Committee on Compensation
  •  Dr. Julie Fowler, Chair of the Committee on Enrollment and Retention
  •  Mr. Tim Hopkins, Chair of the Committee on Student Life & Athletics 
  •  Dr. Randy Imler, Chair of the Committee on Finance
  •  Mr. Tim Sease, Chair of the Committee on Institutional Advancement & Development 
  •  Ms. Janet Smalley, Chair of the Committee on Academic Quality

Committee on Compensation

The Compensation Committee is responsible to report and recommend to the Board of Trustees on matters pertaining to changes to the executive compensation philosophy and strategy. The committee reviews compensation of the President and, upon recommendation of the President, the compensation of executive officers; and such other senior academic and administrative officers as the Committee shall designate. In addition, it reviews any extraordinary salary and payment arrangements for University employees. The Committee periodically reviews such other aspects of the University's compensation policy as the committee shall elect.

Chair
Ms. Kathy Bigham
 
Members
Mr. Robby Sisco
Ms. Janet Smalley
Ms. Sandra Stroman
Dr. Adolphus Belk, Faculty Representative

Staff

Ms. Lisa Cowart, Vice President for Human Resources, Employee Diversity and Wellness

 

Committee on Academic Quality

The Academic Quality Committee provides general oversight for matters related to the quality of academic program, academic program proposals, academic program reviews, curricular matters, accreditation matters, student records and library services.

Chair
Ms. Janet Smalley

Members
Dr. Julie Fowler
Dr. Randy Imler
Ms. Ashlye Wilkerson
Dr. Adolphus Belk, Faculty Representative

Staff
Dr. Adrienne McCormick, Provost, & Vice President for Academic Affairs


Committee on Finance 

The Finance Committee provides general oversight of the finances and facilities of the University, acts as the Audit Committee and reviews the annual audit of the University.

Chair
Dr. Randy Imler

Members
Mr. John Brazell
Mr. Tim Sease
Ms. Ashlye Wilkerson
Mr. Gary Williams

Staff
Mr. Justin Oates, Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs


Committee on Student Life and Athletics

The Committee on Student Life and Athletics provides general oversight for matters related to student life, campus safety and security and provide general oversight for matters related to a sound intercollegiate athletic program in conformity with University regulations, Board policies, and the regulations and policies of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Chair
Mr. Tim Hopkins

Members
Mr. John Brazell
Dr. Jane LaRoche
Mr. Robby Sisco
Ms. Sandra Stroman
Mr. Brandon Jackson, Student Representative

Staff
Ms. Shelia Higgs Burkhalter, Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Ken Halpin, Director of Athletics


Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development

The Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development provides general oversight for matters related to student recruitment and marketing; alumni affairs and the encouragement of private support and institutional fundraising for Winthrop University.

Chair
Mr. Tim Sease

Members
Ms. Kathy Bigham
Mr. Ed Driggers
Mr. Isaiah Venning
Mr. Gary Williams

Staff
Mr. Evan Bohnen, Vice President for University Advancement
Dr. Kimberly Faust, Vice President and Chief of Staff

Committee on Enrollment and Retention

The Committee on Enrollment and Retention provides general oversight for matters related to enrollment management and student retention, graduation and related support.

Chair
Dr. Julie Fowler

Members
Mr. Ed Driggers
Mr. Tim Hopkins
Dr. Jane LaRoche
Mr. Isaiah Venning
 
Staff
Mr. Eduardo Prieto, Vice President for Access & Enrollment Management

Last Updated: 9/25/20