- Established in 1993, the designation honors the memory of Grier, a long-time member and chair of the Winthrop Board of Trustees, and the first male recipient of an honorary degree from the College of Business Administration.
- Business Dean P.N. Saksena said Peters’ 15-year record of teaching, research and community service reflects a long tenure of excellence in several areas.
Winthrop University, "Marketing Professor Cara Peters Named as Grier Professor" (2019). Winthrop News 2019. 48.