Winthrop University: Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees
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Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Friday, November 6, 2020 | 9:00 a.m.
Richardson Ballroom | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 

AGENDA

1. Public Comment if Requested

2. Call to Order

3. Invocation

4. 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

 Recess until 1 pm

5. Approval of Board Minutes of September 25, 2020

6.  Report of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Board 

      a. Resolution to Honor Donna Glenn Tinsley Holley for Meritorious Service to the Board

      b. Resolution to Honor Dot Barber for 50 Years of Meritorious Service to the University

7.  Report from the President

8.  Committee Reports

      a. Committee on Academic Quality

           i.  Resolutions to Establish a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

           ii.  Resolution to Establish Master of Science in Athletic Training

           iii. Resolution to Establish a Bachelor of Design in with Concentration in Experience Design, Graphic             Design, Illustration and Interior Design

      b. Committee on Compensation

      c. Committee on Enrollment and Retention

      d. Committee on Finance

      e. Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development 

      f.  Committee on Student Life and Athletics

9.  Report from the Representatives to the Board

      a. Faculty Representative to the Board

      b. Student Representative to the Board

10. Adjournment

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Committee on Academic Quality

Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Owens Hall, Room G01, Winthrop University

 AGENDA

1. Call to Order                                                                                      
2. Approval of the Minutes of the June 18, 2020 Meeting                    
3.  Provost’s Report                                                                                
     a.  2020-2021 Academic Affairs Work Plan:
          1. Advancing Academic Master Planning:
              a. Developing program health metrics to establish new review process
              b. Performing market scans and performance snapshots to inform new program development and future vision
                  for the program profile
              c. Aligning program review data to budget development process
          2. Continuing retention efforts:
              a. WIG outcome, Retention work group formation
          3. Increasing institutional effectiveness:
              a. Policy reviews and updates and SACSCOC preparations
              b. Identifying budget efficiencies
          4. Prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion goals
          5. Improving morale
4. Report from the Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees 
5. Old Business                     
6. New Business:                                                                                     
     a. Action Item: B.S. in Cybersecurity Program Proposal (ACAP review 11-2020)
     b. Action Item: Bachelor of Design (B.Des.): Experience Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Interior Design tracks (ACAP review 2-2021)
     c. Action Item: MS in Athletic Training (ACAP review 2-2021)
     d. FYI: MBA Program Modifications (ACAP review 11-2020)
7. Report from the Deans:                  
     a. Roundtable of Deans: Faculty and Staff contributions during COVID-19
8. Adjournment   

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Compensation

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 1:00pm
Polly Ford Conference Room | Winthrop University

AGENDA
1. Call to Order/Introductions
2. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes from August 4, 2020 
3. Furlough Update 
4. New Policy Review
    a. Recruitment and Appointment
    b. Telecommuting
5. Title IX Employee-Related Updates  
6. Review of HR-related metrics
7. Old Business/New Business
8. Executive Session 
    Pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70(a)(1) for the purposes of discussion of employment matters involving certain university employees
9. Adjournment 
 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Committee on Enrollment and Retention

November 5, 2020 |1:00 pm 
Owens G02 | Winthrop University

AGENDA

1. Call to Order                                                                                      
2. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes from June 19, 2020       
3. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes from Sept. 21, 2020        
4. Graduate School Enrollment Update                                                  
5. Undergraduate New Student Recruitment                                        
    a. Fall 2020 Recap                                           
    b. Fall 2021 Recruitment Plan Overview                                                          
6. Test Optional Update                                                                         
7. Scholarship Funding Update                                                            
8. Old Business                                                                                              
9. New Business                                                                                      
10. Adjournment 

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Finance

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Richardson Ballroom B | Winthrop University

AGENDA 

1. Call to Order 
2. Approval of Committee Minutes of June 19, 2020 
      and July 30, 2020                                                             
3. Review of the 2019-2020 Results & Audit
4. Update on the 2020-2021 Budget
5. Review of Budget Modeling
6. Report from Risk Management and Compliance 
7. Update on Housing Debt Committee 
8. Old Business
9. New Business
10. Adjournment

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 3:15 p.m.
Richardson Ballroom A
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

AGENDA

1. Call to Order                                                                               
2. Approval of the Minutes of June 19, 2020                         
3. University Advancement Update                                           
     a. 2020 Winthrop Fund
     b. Campaign Readiness Update
4. University Relations                                                               
     a. Report on UCM FY20 Work Plan for Continuous Improvement
     b. Covid-19 Institutional Support
5. Old Business                                                                            
6. New Business                                                                          
7. Adjournment   

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Student Affairs and Athletics

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. | Richardson
Ballroom A | Winthrop University

AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Committee Minutes of June 19, 2020
3. Student Affairs
    a. COVID-19 Update
    b. Title IX Update
    c. Changes to Career & Civic Engagment
    d. Student Experience
4. Athletics
    a. Fall sports to Spring
    b. Basketball Scheduling Updates
    c. NCAA Legislative Changes
    d. NCAA COVID Testing Guidelines
    e. Athletics Revenue and Budget Impact
5. Old Business
6. New Business
7. Adjournment
                                                                       

 

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