WHEREAS, in memory of Elizabeth Singleton, a Winthrop alumna and member of the Board of Trustees, the Singleton Endowed Professorship in Teacher Education was established in 1994; and

WHEREAS, the Singleton Professorship is awarded every three years on the basis of a strong record for scholarship of discovery, integration of different disciplines in research, and application of knowledge and teaching; and

WHEREAS, the professor chosen for this honor joined the Winthrop faculty in 2003 and has made significant contribution to the intellectual development of her students as well as to the overall development of the university and her profession; and

WHEREAS, this award has been presented to Professor Carol Marchel for her talented teaching, exceptional scholarship and service in the teacher education arena of the university;

THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University gratefully acknowledges the outstanding accomplishments of Professor Carol Marchel and presents to her today this citation as a testament to her scholarly achievements and devotion to higher education and in honor of being named the Singleton Professor.

November 17, 2006