WHEREAS, Winthrop University has been the benefactor of a combined total of two hundred and forty-five years of dedicated service contributed by the ten 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:  David L. Freeman, Professor of Fine Arts; Ronnie C. Goolsby, Professor of Mathematics; Lorraine C. Gorrell, Professor of Music; Edward S. Haynes, Associate Professor of History; Dianne Hockett, Assistant Professor of Management; Terry L. Norton, Professor of Education; Sue Peck, Associate Professor of Education; Wilhelmenia I. Rembert, Professor of Social Work; Margaret Tebo-Messina, Professor of English; and Nell H. Walker, Assistant Professor of Management.

June 6, 2008