- Both the chair and vice chair will serve one-year terms.
- Board of Trustee members also recognized the service of retiring board member Sue Smith-Rex, who retired from Winthrop's Richard W. Riley College of Education in 2002 after working 23 years as a faculty member in curriculum and instruction.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Board Re-elects Chair and Vice Chair" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 115.