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Clemson trustees call Tillman 'repugnant,' create task force to review possible name change

...of creating a more inclusive and welcoming campus environment."Another school Tillman helped to establish, Winthrop University on Rock Hill, has a Tillman Hall. In a statement, the school said it was committed to "taking command of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-17/clemson-trustees-call-tillman
South Carolina legislator: Take down Confederate flag, 'a symbol of pride in one's hatred'

...measure was introduced by Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, but it never received a hearing. In November, a Winthrop University poll conducted for The State newspaper showed 61 percent of South Carolinians said the flag should continue to fly where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down
Amid Confederate flag debate, Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman hall

...Tillman at the Statehouse this week, and someone wrote "violent racist" on a portrait of the former governor at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., which has its own Tillman Hall. The school took down the portrait to see whether it can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/amid-confederate-flag-debate-
South Carolinians split on religious freedom debate

COLUMBIA - New poll results from Winthrop University show that 50 percent of likely GOP voters in South...1 percent. The Winthrop Poll is supported by Winthrop University and The West Forum on Politics and Policy at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/south-carolnians-split-religious-fr
South Carolina Senate leader revives proposal of borrowing for construction projects statewide

...University of South Carolina's old law school, which the House plan cut from $15 million to $3.5 million, and Winthrop University's library, slashed from $15 million to $100,000. It gave the state National Guard $500,000 to repair dilapidated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/south-carolina-senate-le
Pi G Millar

...Mrs. Millar was a native of Greenville, SC but resided in Augusta for most of her life. She was a graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. She retired as a teacher from the Richmond County Board of Education after 38 years. She...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174795139
Winthrop asked to change name of Tillman building

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Two former Winthrop University students are asking the school to rename Tillman Hall because it honors a U.S. senator and South Carolina governor who was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-04/winthrop-asked-change-name-t
Overtime

...secondIn Rock Hill, S.C., Georgia Regents finished second in the second annual Dean's Cup Invitational at Winthrop University.The Jaguars, who are the defending national champions, finished a stroke behind Colorado State in the two-day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-04/overtime
Legislators could explore debt forgiveness, increased pay as ways to keep SC teachers

...more likely they are to go back to that community to teach," said Jane Turner, director of CERRA, based at Winthrop University.Senators discussed boosting salaries for teachers in their first through 10th year of teaching, or paying teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-18/legislators-could-explore-deb
Sheheen calls for Confederate flag to come down

...but as the best state in America," Sheheen said.The candidate's announcement came the same day a poll from Winthrop University found about 44 percent of likely South Carolina voters supported Republican Gov. Nikki Haley's re-election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/sheheen-calls-confederate-fla