6, 2008 9:00 a.m. Vail Hall Board Room
Ivory V. Nelson, Vice
William B. Bynum, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Dr. Renford A.B.
for Vice President Michael B. Hill, Ms. Danielle Jones for Vice
Howard E. Merlin, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Cabinet minutes of January 29,
2008, were approved as corrected.
Lincoln University’s 2008-2009 Commonwealth Appropriation
The Governor’s budget includes
only a $207,000 increase for LincolnUniversity.This is considerably less than what was
The need to review the prudent
use of space and personnel at the GraduateCenter
Lincoln University’s First Alumna, Ruth Fales
President Nelson shared with the
Cabinet a weblog about Ruth Fales, LincolnUniversity’s
graduate, posted by Special Collection Librarian Susan Pevar.
The College Board – CollegeKeys Compact LincolnUniversity
has joined The College Board in its commitment to support low-income
overcome the many challenges they face as they attempt to attain a
education.Mr. Michael Taylor, Director
of Admissions will be responsible for coordinating efforts related to
Higher Education Funding News
Congress’ 2008 spending bill
contains $145 billion for education, health and employment programs.The bill, however, cuts the top Pell Grant
from $4,310 to $4,241.The cut will not
actually take effect due to the College Cost Reduction Act passed by
and the President last year, which has $18 billion in new spending
from the budget bill.“As a result, the
maximum Pell Grant actually will increase to $4,731 next year.”
It has also been reported that
the federal education budget plan for 2009 would cut funding for
Black colleges and universities by $85 million.
In other news The College Loan
Corporation, the eighth largest originator of federally guaranteed
loans, announced that it would stop making loans in the federal program
DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL
LincolnUniversity will send 60
the upcoming Chaka Fattah Conference on Higher Education, February
The university will support the
attendance of two students at the Thurgood Marshal College Fund (TMCF) 8th
Annual Professional Institute, which will take place March 2-5, 2008 in
Charlotte, North Carolina.The
Lincoln University TMCF student representative will also be in
A part-time secretary has been
brought on board to assist with preparations for the self-study review.All departments are asked to cooperate as
much as possible with any requests for documentation and assistance in
preparing for the April 13-16, 2008 visit of the evaluation team.
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
In an effort to further assist in
the personal and professional development of the LincolnUniversity
student body, different University constituencies (faculty, staff,
are being asked to discuss the subject of appropriate attire on campus.The final “Appropriate Attire” policy will go
into effect for the 2008-2009 academic year after all groups have
Safety Committee Mission Statement
Cabinet approved the Mission
Statement of the Lincoln University Safety Committee.
Enrollment Statistics - Spring 2008:
– Spring 2008 (as of 02-06-08)