- Winthrop officials said Bellantoni possesses a successful record of leadership, development and administration of design, art, and liberal arts programs at multiple institutions. He will join the Winthrop University community on July 1.
- Bellantoni was chosen from a broad applicant pool that the search committee narrowed to three finalists. Each finalist interviewed on campus with faculty, staff, students, and administrators from across the university and met with Rock Hill community arts leaders.
Winthrop University, "Jeff Bellantoni Tapped as Dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 82.