WHEREAS, Winthrop University has been the benefactor of a combined total of four hundred and seventy-four years of dedicated service contributed by the fifteen faculty members honored by the proposal of emeritus status; and

WHEREAS, Winthrop University recognizes the loyal devotion of these faculty members who have dedicated themselves to teaching Winthrop University students; and

WHEREAS, Winthrop University expresses gratitude for the tireless efforts of these outstanding educators who have demonstrated a professional commitment to Winthrop University and higher learning;

THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Winthrop University Board of Trustees does hereby recognize the following as having attained emeritus status at Winthrop University with all the rights and privileges bestowed thereunto: Eugene M. Barban, Professor of Music; Robert H. Breakfield, Professor of Taxation and Business Law; Houston A. Craighead, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies; John E. Dill, Professor of Biology; Melvin A. Goldstein, Professor of Psychology; Jerry L. Helton, Professor of Music; W. Martin Hope, Professor of Social Work; Betty Lou Land, Professor of Reading Education; Louis J. Rosso, Professor of Speech; Everett Stallings, Associate Professor of Elementary Education; Sarah F. Stallings, Professor of Human Nutrition; C. Jack Tucker, Professor of Sociology; Alfred D. Ward, Professor of Art and Design; Edna C. Ward, Professor of Business Communication; and Melford A. Wilson, Jr., Professor of Political Science.

June 9, 2006