Resolution Authorizing and Approving Discounted Tuition for the Bachelor of Professional Studies


WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees at Winthrop University have examined the fee structure at Winthrop University and adopted, on June 28, 2019, the recommendations provided by the Finance Committee; and


WHEREAS, the members of the Board recognize their fiduciary responsibility to ensure that the University’s operating budget strikes a balance between actual resources and commitments; and


WHEREAS, in order to be competitive with local and regional universities offering similar programs; and


WHEREAS, the market for this program is adult students who do not have the same access to financial aid as traditional undergraduate students yet at the same time, use fewer university resources; 


THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Academic Quality and the Finance Committees, that the cost per credit hour as well as full-time tuition of the Bachelor of Professional Studies program be discounted by 30% for both in-state and out-of-state students.


APPROVED, this the 25th day of October, 2019.