WHEREAS, pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. §59–125–1, et. seq., the Board of Trustees of Winthrop University, established as a body corporate, possesses the authority to make decisions regarding the financial management and operational policies of Winthrop University;

WHEREAS, the Bylaws of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees empower the Board to authorize the collection and use of fees, ensuring the financial stability and operational efficacy of the University;

WHEREAS, the Provost of Winthrop University has presented a detailed proposal regarding the collection and allocation of fees for various university services, programs, and facilities, deemed essential for maintaining the quality of education and campus life;

WHEREAS, the proposal includes comprehensive analyses and justifications for the fee adjustments, aiming to enhance student services, academic programs, and campus infrastructure in alignment with Winthrop University’s strategic goals;

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees, after careful consideration and deliberation of the proposed fee structure presented by the Provost, recognizes the necessity of these adjustments to meet the evolving needs of the University community and to sustain its mission of delivering exceptional education;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that on March 13, 2024, in accordance with the authority vested by S.C. Code Ann. §59–125–1, et. seq., and the duties and responsibilities outlined in the Bylaws of the Winthrop University Board of Trustees, the Board hereby authorizes the use of fees as presented by the Provost.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this authorization encompasses all fee adjustments as detailed in the proposal, which is hereby attached and incorporated by reference into this resolution, ensuring the continued provision of high-quality educational experiences and campus facilities for all students.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Secretary to the Board of Trustees shall certify that the Winthrop University Board of Trustees approved this resolution on the 13th Day of March 2024, in a regularly called meeting. Such resolution shall be maintained and publicly posted by the Secretary of the Board in a time and manner as required by law.

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