President's Cabinet Meeting
January 15, 2002

Attendees:   President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Saligrama C. SubbaRao, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Ms. Diane M. Brown

A-133 Audit for Year Ended June 30, 2001 - The Draft A-133 Audit of the University's Independent Auditors reports only one (1) finding relating to student financial aid eligibility.  This is down from 28 findings resulting from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) program review of the University's administration of Federal Loan and Grant Programs conducted in August 1998.

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund (TMSF) - The TMSF has provided funding in the amount of $167,369 to support Lincoln University students for the spring 2001 semester.  A total of 78 students are the beneficiaries of this funding.

Search for Vice President for Academic Affairs - It is anticipated that the Search Committee for this search will be convened in the last week of January or the first week of February to begin interviewing candidates.

Cooperative Program with G.W. Carver High School of Engineering and Science (HSES) - Lincoln has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, which revitalizes initiatives begun in 1998 with HSES.  The Memorandum of Understanding provides HSES with two guaranteed placements in Lincoln's LASER Program, as well as providing other incentives to encourage HSES students to enroll at Lincoln.

L.U. Sesquicentennial Celebration - The University will issue an RFP for an individual to handle the planning of the 150th Anniversary celebration events.

Fiscal Affairs
Repairs to the piping in the Living Learning Center are 95% complete.  The remaining work on the drains will require another 2-3 weeks to complete.

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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