Resolution to Confer Emeritus Status


WHEREAS, Winthrop University has been the benefactor of a combined three hundred and eight total years of dedicated service contributed by the thirteen 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. Keith Benson, Professor of Healthcare Management;

Ms. Janice Bradner, Instructor of Music;

Mr. G. David Brown, Associate Professor of Design;

Dr. Qidong Cao, Professor of Quantitative Methods,

Dr. Janice Chism, Professor of Biology;

Dr. Laura Dufresne, Professor of Art History;

Dr. Cynthia Forrest, Associate Professor of Social Work;

Dr. Karen Kedrowski, Professor of Political Science;

Dr. Kathy Lyon, Professor of Psychology,

Dr. Maria Clara Paulino, Associate Professor of Fine Arts;

Dr. Donald Rogers, Professor of Music;

Dr. Spiro Shetuni, Professor of Library Science;

Dr. Martha Sue Spencer, Associate Professor of Education; 

Dr. William Thacker, Professor of Computer Science.


APPROVED, this 28th day of June 2019