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RESOLUTION AMENDING BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WINTHROP UNIVERSITY REGARDING OFFICERS AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

WHEREAS, it has been a consistent practice and policy of the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University that trustees serving as designees for elected officials do not serve as Officers of the Board or as members of the Executive Committee due to the special nature of their roles as designees for elected officials; and

WHEREAS, the by-laws of the Board of Trustees should at all times appropriately reflect the policies and practices of the Board;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University, that the by-laws of the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University are hereby amended by amending Section A of the existing Article II of the by-laws to read as follows:

"Officers shall be elected for a one-year term and may be eligible for re-election for no more than five consecutive terms, for a total of six years. Neither the Governor, nor the Superintendent of Education, nor either of their designees shall be eligible for election as an Officer."

THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University, that the by-laws of the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University are hereby amended by adding Section A.1.e to the existing Article IV of the by-laws to read as follows:

“Neither the Governor, nor the Superintendent of Education, nor either of their designees shall be eligible to serve as a member of the Executive Committee."

February 7, 2003

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