Winthrop President Given a Notice For Cause of Termination - myfoxcarolinas.com

Winthrop President Given a Notice For Cause of Termination

Posted: Updated:
  • South CarolinaMore>>

  • Over 50 mini-chefs invaded the White House

    Over 50 mini-chefs invaded the White House

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:00:11 GMT
    Over 50 children representing all U.S. states went to the White House courtesy of First Lady Michelle Obama Friday. These children are winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches.
    Over 50 children representing all U.S. states went to the White House courtesy of First Lady Michelle Obama Friday. These children are winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches.
  • American Idol Hopefuls Line Up in South Carolina

    American Idol Hopefuls Line Up in South Carolina

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:00:30 GMT
    American Idol is back on the road to find undiscovered talents all over the country. The Bus Tour auditions in Myrtle Beach kicks off the Season 14 search.
    American Idol is back on the road to find undiscovered talents all over the country. The Bus Tour auditions in Myrtle Beach kicks off the Season 14 search.
  • Carolina Chicken Chili

    Carolina Chicken Chili

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:15:02 GMT
    “About every two weeks, we go buy a rotisserie chicken from wherever it’s on sale. On that night we eat chicken breast with two veggies and a fruit,” says Julia. “The next afternoon is my favorite, because we make Carolina Chicken Chili, which is a recipe I helped my mom make up."
    “About every two weeks, we go buy a rotisserie chicken from wherever it’s on sale. On that night we eat chicken breast with two veggies and a fruit,” says Julia. “The next afternoon is my favorite, because we make Carolina Chicken Chili, which is a recipe I helped my mom make up."

The board of trustees at Winthrop University gave President Jamie Comstock-Williamson a notice for cause of termination. This happened as the board of trustees met in a special meeting Friday. 

After meeting for 5 hours behind closed the doors, the board of trustees decided to suspend Williamson. The University Provost will handle the duties of the president for the time being. Williamson will have the opportunity to speak to the board of trustees on June 26 before any further action is taken.

They would not elaborate on the cause.

The meeting happens just one day after President Jamie Williamson and her husband Larry returned $27,000 to the university that he made while working as a temporary employee.

“During the entire stint of (Larry Williamson’s) nine-month employment, we took great care to comply with the South Carolina Ethics Act,” President Williamson said in a statement.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • New Tethering Rules in Kannapolis

    New Tethering Rules in Kannapolis

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:08:23 GMT
    If you chain your dog outside and you live in Kannapolis, there are new regulations being put in place to ensure your pup is safe when you leave the yard. Many people chain their dog outside for only a few minutes, but others leave their dogs outside in the heat for the entire day. The Humane Society in Concord has seen 5-6 dogs die due to strangulation from their chains in recent months. Though the City of Kannapolis has not had any formal complaints of dogs chained for long periods of time,...
    If you chain your dog outside and you live in Kannapolis, there are new regulations being put in place to ensure your pup is safe when you leave the yard. Many people chain their dog outside for only a few minutes, but others leave their dogs outside in the heat for the entire day. The Humane Society in Concord has seen 5-6 dogs die due to strangulation from their chains in recent months. Though the City of Kannapolis has not had any formal complaints of dogs chained for long periods of time,...
  • Stranded: No Money for CMS Field Trips

    Stranded: No Money for CMS Field Trips

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:56:36 GMT
    No more money for field trips.
    No more money for field trips.
  • Local Family Mourns Death of Palestinian Teenager

    Local Family Mourns Death of Palestinian Teenager

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:41:20 GMT
    To some, the violence in Gaza seems a world away, but to one family here in Charlotte it is hitting far too close to home.
    To some, the violence in Gaza seems a world away, but to one family here in Charlotte it is hitting far too close to home.
Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices