- Boyd said, "While we will continue to seek support from the state, external agencies, groups, and generous individuals, we must look for ways to achieve these goals by focusing on our core mission of educating students and adjusting our resource allocations appropriately."
- She has asked every area to “freeze” 10% of each area’s available operating budget (not personnel budget) this year. These funds will be temporarily moved to and held in an account so university officials can collectively analyze each area’s needs.
Winthrop University, "Acting President Debra Boyd Begins a Budget Review and Freeze" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 169.