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RESOLUTION REGARDING THE OPERATING BUDGET AND STUDENT FEES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011

WHEREAS, the respective Boards of Trustees at state institutions of higher learning are empowered to determine schedules of student fees; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina customarily provides its public institutions of higher learning with state operating allocations sufficiently in advance of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees’ regular June board meeting to allow for timely preparation of budget documentation to be reviewed by the full board in its June board deliberations related to establishment of tuition and fees; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina in 2010 has been unable to reach agreement on key aspects of its allocation of state operating funds as they relate to Winthrop University for the fiscal year beginning July 1 in time to allow for that careful and timely preparation of budget documentation for review by Winthrop’s full board in considering establishment of tuition and fees; and

WHEREAS, leadership of the General Assembly has signaled such decisions may not be forthcoming until much later in the month of June; and

WHEREAS, Winthrop University has promised its students and their families to act expeditiously to provide information needed by them for family financial planning purposes as soon as reasonably possible following General Assembly action; 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees be authorized to adopt the 2010-2011 fee schedule after final legislative action is taken and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees be authorized to adopt the Winthrop University operating budget on behalf of the Board once the General Assembly has passed the Appropriations Act.

APPROVED, this the 11th day of June, 2010.

 

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