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Meetings of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Friday, April 8, 2022 | 10:30 a.m.
Gold Room | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC  

AGENDA

1.  Call to Order                                                                                                 
2.  Invocation                                                                                                       
3.  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 
4.  Approval of Board Minutes of February 25, 2022                                             
5.  Report of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Board 

         a.  Resolution to Honor The Presidential Search Advisory Group                      

6.  Report from the President                                                                                  

7.  Committee Reports 
     a.  Committee on Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Enrollment             
          i.   Resolution Regarding Close Scholars Program
          ii.  Resolution To Establish Graduate Writing Certificates and Approve Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program Modifications
          iii. Motion to Approve MOUs & Contracts
b.  Committee on External Engagement and Athletics                                  
      i.  Motion to Approve MOUs & Contracts
c.  Committee on Strategic Planning and Facilities   
      i.  Motion to Approve MOUs & Contracts                                    
d.  Committee on Finance                                                                       
      i.   Resolution Regarding on Tuition & Fee and Auxiliary Rate Proposals
      ii.  Motion to Approve Capital Projects
      iii. Motion to Approve MOUs & Contracts
9.  Adjournment    

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Enrollment Management

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Richardson Ballroom | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 

AGENDA 

1.  Call to Order                                                                

2.  Approval of February 25, 2022 Minutes                       

3.  Enrollment and Student Success                                    

     a.  Spring ’22 Census Date Enrollment Update

     b.  Fall ’22 New Student Enrollment Forecasting (Applicants, Admits, Deposits)

     c.  Fall ’22 New Student Financial Aid and Net Tuition Revenue Update

     d.  Student Success and Navigate Update

4.  Student Affairs                                                         

    a.  Expanded Close Scholars Program Elements

     b.  Close Scholars Program Resolution

5.  Academic Affairs                                                                              
     a.  SACSCOC Update

     b.  Richard W. Riley College of Education Dean Search Update 

     c.  Doctoral Professional University (DPU) Proviso Committee Report

     d.  Transfer Proviso and Updates

6.  Old Business                                                                                       

7.  New Business                                                             

     a.  Motion to Recommend to Full Board

           i.  Graduate Certificate in Digital Writing and Rhetoric

           ii.  Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing

           iii.  Program modifications: B.S. Elementary Education and B.S. Early Childhood Education

           iv.  Full Degree Transfer policy
           v.  Erasmus+ Programme

     b.  Motion to Recommend BePress to Finance Committee

8. Executive Session pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70(a)(1) for the purpose of discussion of employment matters related to Winthrop University 

9.  Adjournment                                                              

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on External Engagement and Athletics

 Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 2:15 pm
Richardson Ballroom | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

AGENDA

1.  Call to Order                                                                                                  

2.  Approval of Minutes from February 25, 2022                                                                               

3.  University Advancement                                                                              

     a.  Data Snapshot Q&A 
     b.  New Foundation and Alumni Association Agreement 
     c.  AGB Assessment and Strategic Planning
     d.  Annual Giving Campaign Growth: The Importance of Donor Retention
     e.  Endowment & Portfolio Update 
4.  Athletics                                                                                                            
     a.  Winter/Spring Sports Update

     b.  WE Care Initiative

     c.  Student-Athlete Engagement

     d.  NCAA Hot Topics

5. University Relations                                                                                  

     a.  Design Initiatives: Beyond Visual Identity                            

6.  Old Business                                                                                               

7.  Motion to recommend to the Full Board                                                                                                

     a.  Dual Enrollment template

     b.  Dual Credit template

     c.  EDCO-175 Teacher Cadet MOU renewal

     d.  Lancaster Dual Credit MOA

     e.  Disc Golf Contract

     f.   McNair Scholars Grant Renewal

     g.  Cybersecurity for Small Business Pilot Program Funding Opportunity

8.  Adjournment      

 

 Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Strategic Planning and Facilities

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.
Richardson Ballroom | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University | Rock Hill, SC

AGENDA

1.  Call to Order                                                                                       

2.  Approval of Minutes of February 25, 2022

3.  Future Capital Planning Process & Prioritization                                

     a.  CPIP FY23/CHIMIS

     b.  Campus Master Plan

     c.  Strategic Capital Investments to align with programs                                    

4.  Auxiliary Bond Scope Change – Alternative Potential Scenarios            

5.  Motion to recommend to the Full Board                                                                                        

     a.  $9.2M FY22 state non-recurring commitment – projects for consideration 

     b.  WiFi Improvements - $3M ($2MM academic from $9.2M, $1M from Aux Net Position)

     c.  Classroom AV refresh – $2.866M (ICPF)

     d.  Wofford demolition - $3.6M (source TBA)

     e.  Richardson demolition - $3.6M (source TBA)

     f.  Main Fountain - $350K (Gifts)

6.  Motion to recommend to the Full Board                                                                              
     a.  DiGiorgio Campus Center plaza tile replacement

     b.  Johnson fire alarm replacement

7.  Project Updates & Campus Master Plan schedule                                  

8.  Future meetings – next steps:  Annual calendar/CPIP Update/ Legislative Requests for FY24

9.  Old Business                                                                                       

10. New Business                                                                                     

11. Adjournment    

 

Meeting of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees Committee on Finance

Friday, April 8, 2022 | 8:30 a.m.
Richardson Ballroom  | DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

AGENDA

1.  Call to Order                                                                            

2.  Approval of Minutes from February 25, 2022                           

3.  Review and Discuss FY2022 Year-end Forecast                        

4.  Executive Session pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70,(a)(1) and (2) for the purposed of discussion of employment matters involving university employees and proposed contractual items related to Winthrop University

5.  Discuss FY2023 Budget Planning 

6.  Discuss Human Resources Updates                                            

7.  Committee Resolutions and Action Items to Recommend to Full Board     

     a.  Resolution on Tuition & Fee and Auxiliary Rate Proposals

     b.  Review of Action Items from Strategic Planning and Facilities

     c.  Motion to approve MOUs and Contracts

8.  Old Business                                                                            

9.  New Business                                                                         

10.  Adjournment                                

Last Updated: 10/5/22