President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
9:00 a.m.



MINUTES

ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean John O. Chikwem, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, Dean Gladys J. Willis and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  

MINUTES

Cabinet minutes of January 26, 2010 were approved.


PRESIDENT


Project “Advance to the Top” – President Nelson discussed and distributed copies of his “Conceptual & Operational Paradigm for ADVANCEMENT TO THE TOP.”

Langston Hughes Memorial Library – Provisions are underway to enable the opening of the 2nd and 4th floors of the LHML to accommodate 100 occupants per floor.

Student Academic Competition - The support of student preparation and participation in intercollegiate academic competitions has been established as a priority and provisions will be made in the operational budget for greater support of these activities.


ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Academic Program Assessment – The draft of “The April 1, 2010 Report to the MSACHE – Academic Program Assessment at Lincoln University” was reviewed and discussed.  Vice President Venerable also discussed his implementation and accountability strategy for meeting the goals of achieving a high-performance in/out of classroom learning environment.


STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

New Chaplain on staff - Reverend Frederick Faison has joined the Lincoln University staff as the new Chaplain.  Rev. Faison comes to Lincoln from Shaw University in North Carolina.

The decision has been made to bid the University’s food service contract.  The bidding process will be conducted such that the successful bidder’s contract will begin July 1, 2010.

Spring Enrollment Statistics (As of 02.01.10):
        Undergraduate Students    1,919
        Graduate Students               585
        Total                                2,504

Fall 2010 Admission Statistics (as 01.31.10):

# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010…………………………….    3656
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2009………………………….…    3613
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT………........      398

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010………………………………..     658
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2009……………………………..…     655
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT…………........      257

# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010…………………………………....        4
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2009…………………………………….      11
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010 by students with 900+ SAT..…........        1


ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:10 p.m.
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