Minutes of the of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Teleconference originating in the Thomson Conference Room, Tillman Hall

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 


Members present: Kathy Bigham, Karl Folkens, Glenn McCall, Jane LaRoche, Susan Smith-Rex, Janet Smalley, Tim Hopkins, Don Long, Tim Sease, Randy Imler, Scott Middleton, Ashlye Wilkerson, Julie Fowler, Scott Talley, Debra Boyd (ex officio)

Members absent:
 Donna Glenn Holley

Representatives present:
John Bird, Faculty Representative

Representatives absent:
 Ian Deas, Student Representative

Others present:
 Kimberly Faust, Secretary to the Board

The Board of Trustees held special called meeting via tele conference on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The call originated in the Thompson Conference Room of the Tillman Administration Building on Winthrop University's campus.

Public Comment
There were no requests for public comment.

Call to Order
Chair Bigham called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. She welcomed all present on the phone. Ms. Bigham asked Kimberly Faust to explain the summer work schedule and to discuss the possibility of rescheduling the final Board meeting of the academic year. As the final meeting was scheduled for Friday, June 28 and is prior to the week a number of campus employees take annual leave due to the 4th of July holiday, Trustees were asked to consider rescheduling the meeting to Friday, June 19. Ms. Bigham asked each Trustee to check their calendars for availability and to respond to Kimberly Faust via email.

Executive Session
Glenn McCall motioned to move into executive session for the purpose of receiving an update concerning contractual information related the president-elect. Tim Hopkins seconded the motion. With a unanimous vote the Board entered executive session at 9:15 a.m. No action was taken during executive session.

Hearing no objections, Chair Bigham adjourned the meeting at 11:05 a.m.

Minutes submitted by Kimberly Faust, Secretary to the Board.