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Resolutions of
The Board of Trustees

Lincoln University, PA

September 17, 2011


TRUSTEE RECLASSIFICATION                                                         RES385_091711


WHEREAS, The Lincoln University Board of Trustees at its February 12, 2011 meeting adopted RES376_021211; and

 WHEREAS, RES376_021211 amended Article II, Section 2(G) of the By-laws of Lincoln University to state, “If immediately prior to the expiration of a term a Trustee shall have served as such for a period of eight or more consecutive years, such Trustee shall not be eligible for re-election as a Trustee in the same category until the annual meeting following the annual meeting at which the prior term expired; provided, however, that the provisions of this sentence shall not apply to any Trustee who is serving at the time the provisions of this sentence would otherwise apply as the Chairman; Vice Chairman or Secretary of the Board, and 

WHEREAS, At its April 16, 2011 Annual Meeting the Board approved the 2011-2013 slate of officers submitted by the Trustees, Degrees and Nominations Committee; and
WHEREAS, In accordance with amended Article II, Section 2(G) of the By-laws, The Honorable Levan Gordon’s re-election as Vice Chairman extended his term on the Board to coincide with the 2011-2013 term of office; and
WHEREAS, At the time of his re-election, Vice Chairman Gordon was serving his last year of eligibility as an “Alumni Trustee,” and
WHEREAS, The nomination by the Alumni Association of two new alumni Trustees will leave no vacancies in the six Alumni seats on the Board; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees approves the appointment of the Honorable Levan Gordon as a “University Trustee” for the period coinciding with his two-year term as Vice Chairman, ending June 30, 2013.

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