- Winthrop has contracted with R. William Funk and Associates to assist with the search for its 11th president.
- Plans are underway for founder R. William Funk to talk with Winthrop faculty, staff, students and community members next week to gain input on the university's next leader.
- Kathy Bigham as chair and Dr. John Bird, professor of English, as co-chair will lead the search process.
Winthrop University, "Board of Trustees Finalized Contract With Funk and Associates for Presidential Search" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 186.