- Board Chair Kathy Bigham said that the president, now beginning his 23rd year at Winthrop this summer, had demonstrated foresight and vision in guiding the university through prolonged economic troubles for the region and the state.
- DiGiorgio is the longest-serving public university president in South Carolina.
Winthrop University, "Board of Trustees Extends President Anthony DiGiorgio's Contract" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 100.