- The faculty recommendation streamlines the minimum number of hours required for a bachelor's degree from 124 to 120.
- Winthrop's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the minimum hours resolution at its May 9 quarterly meeting.
- The resolution had the backing of Winthrop's Academic Council, Faculty Conference and provost, in addition to the president.
Winthrop University, "Trustees Approve Faculty Recommendation to Streamline Graduation Requirement, Improve Affordability" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 94.