President’s Cabinet Meeting
January 18, 2005
Attendees: President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael
B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, Dean Jerryl
Briggs and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Attending for portion of meeting: Vice President Grant D. Venerable
and Dean John O. Chikwem
Minutes of January 12, 2005 Cabinet meeting were approved.
Undergraduate Recruitment and Enrollment for Fall 2005
With the planned opening of the new residence hall in August, Lincoln University
is seeking to increase its enrollment for fall 2005. University faculty
and administrators will be recruited to speak to high school students in
different venues in an effort to peak interest and encourage their enrollment
at Lincoln. The division of Development and External Relations will
attempt to involve the University’s alumni in this effort. Academic
Affairs will engage faculty willing to speak to high school groups on and
With the start of several renovation projects on campus, University Hall
and Ware Center will be closed beginning with the fall 2005 semester.
The vice president and deans are developing a plan of action for the best
possible utilization of classroom and office space during the shutdown of
these buildings. A sufficient number of trailers will be installed
on campus to provide additional needed space.
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
The number of complaints coming from students regarding heat and hot water
is down considerably from previous years.
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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