- Ken Halpin, deputy athletic director at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, has been selected as Winthrop’s Director of Athletics.
- Halpin will begin work on July 11. He will succeed Winthrop's outgoing and long-serving Athletics Director Tom Hickman.
- He will be responsible for the administration of all aspects of Winthrop’s NCAA Division I athletics program.
Winthrop University, "Ken Halpin Named Winthrop University Athletics Director" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 126.