Senators consider how to attract, keep teachers in South Carolina

...classroom," said Jane Turner, the director of the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement at Winthrop University.South Carolina's colleges graduate about 2,000 education majors yearly ? enough to fill half of the 4...

Details emerge in Winthrop firing

ROCK HILL, S.C. - About a dozen employees say a fired president of Winthrop University yelled whenever she was angry and created a hostile work environment. University trustees used the statements when they fired...

Panel to study Winthrop president pay

...commission is slated to consider increasing the salary of Winthrop University interim president Debra Boyd.The school's provost took...year - $169,970 from the state and $130,000 from the Winthrop University Foundation.

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Winthrop president is fired by trusteesCOLUMBIA - Winthrop University fired its president Thursday after less than a year, saying she violated the Rock Hill college's nepotism policy by hiring her...

The Artside: Simmons takes top prizes in Aiken Artist Guild show

...A resident of Warren ville, S.C., Simmons said she has enjoyed art since childhood, and took classes at Winthrop University. Years later, she earned a degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in music and graphic design...

Across the region

...investigating.Students shocked by sudden tuition jumpROCK HILL, S.C. - Some students and faculty members at Winthrop University say they were surprised to find out the school increased summer school tuition by 40 percent this year.The tuition...

SC adjutant general has to hit campaign trail

...lawmakers elect someone to the job.The reason behind South Caro lina's military election is a very old one, says Winthrop University political science professor Scott Huffmon.South Carolina's constitution dates from 1895, when the white establishment...

SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...got into the race on the Democratic side and faces Columbia businessman Jay Stamper in the primary.A recent Winthrop University poll showed Graham with a large lead, but not quite 50 percent. He has more than $7.5 million in his campaign...

SC Sen. Hutto to run for Graham's US Senate seat

...he looked at Graham's poll numbers and decided there are not a lot happy with him in either party. A recent Winthrop University poll had 45 percent of likely Republican voters supporting Graham with about a third still undecided."We need...

Lindsey Graham avoids major GOP rival in re-election bid

...lot of people in power recognize how influential he is," said Scott Huffmon, a political science professor at Winthrop University.Graham's re-election is still far from a sure thing. A Winthrop poll found his approval rating among registered...