WHEREAS, Winthrop University has been the benefactor of a combined one hundred and forty-three total years of dedicated service contributed by the seven 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. Gary Alderman, Professor of Psychology

Dr. Siobhan Brownson, Professor of English

Dr. Letha Maxton-Kershaw, Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Lou Pantuosco, Professor of Economics

Dr. Padmini Patwardhan, Professor of Mass Communication

Dr. Donald Rakestraw, Chair and Professor of History

Dr. Jennie F. Rakestraw, Professor of Education and Dean of The Richard W. Riley

College of Education.

APPROVED, this 24th day of June 2022