WHEREAS, Winthrop University has been the benefactor of a combined four hundred and seventy-nine total years of dedicated service contributed by the twenty-two 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:

Dr. Leigh Armistead, Professor of Psychology; Dr. R. Carlton Bessinger, Professor of Human Nutrition; Dr. John Bird, Professor of English and the Margaret Bryant Endowed Professor of English; Dr. Glen Broach, Professor of Political Science (posthumous); Ms. Patrice Burleson, Assistant Professor of Management; Dr. Barbara Fuller, Professor of Marketing; Dr. W. Martin Hughes, Professor of Music; Dr. Katherine S. Kinsey, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities; Dr. Carol Marchel, Professor of Educational Psychology; Dr. Antje Mays, Professor, Dacus Library; Dr. Deana Morrow, Professor and Chair of Social Work; Dr. Emma J. Riddle, Professor of Management; Dr. Elizabeth J. Silagyi-Rebovich, Associate Professor of Human Nutrition and Executive Director of Institutional Research; Dr. Seymour Simmons, Professor of Fine Arts; Dr. Stephen S. Smith, Professor of Political Science; Dr. Jennifer Solomon, Professor of Sociology; Mr. Tom Stanley, Professor and Chair of Fine Arts; Dr. Robert Stonebraker, Associate Professor of Economics; Dr. Dorothy Perry Thompson, Professor of English and African American Studies (posthumous); Dr. Roger Weikle, Professor of Management and Dean of the College of Business Administration; Dr. B. Michael Williams, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion; and Dr. David Wohl, Professor of Theatre and Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

June 23. 2017