Minutes of the of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees

September 21, 2017

Members present: Karl Folkens, Jane LaRoche, Tim Hopkins, Julie Fowler, Sandra Stroman, Ashlye Wilkerson, Donna Holley, Janet Smalley, Don Long and Dan Mahony (ex officio).

Members absent: Tim Sease, Randy Imler, Glenn McCall, Kathy Bigham, Scott Middleton

Representatives present: Michael Lipscomb, Faculty Representative

Representatives absent: Tadean Page, Student Representative

Others present: Zuri Anderson of The Johnsonian, Judy Longshaw

The Board of Trustees met on Thursday, September 21, 2017 via teleconference.


Call to Order

Chair Folkens called the meeting to order at 9:02 a.m. He welcomed all present.


Approval of Minutes

Don Long moved to accept the minutes as amended from the meeting of August 21, 2017. Janet Smalley seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous in favor of the minutes as amended.


Executive Session

Kathy Bigham moved with a second from Sandra Stroman to move into executive session pursuant to South Carolina Ann. 30-4-70(a)(2) for the purposes of discussion of proposed contractual arrangements. The vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. Dan Mahony, Michael Lipscomb, and Kimberly Faust were invited to remain for the executive session.

Ashlye Wilkerson moved with a second from Jane LaRoche to end the executive session with no report and return to public session. The vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.


New Business

There was no new business.



Julie Fowler moved to adjourn the meeting with a second from Janet Smalley. The vote was unanimous. The meeting was adjourned at 9:19 a.m.

Minutes submitted by Kimberly A. Faust, Secretary to the Board