President’s Cabinet Meeting
February 7, 2005

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President William B. Bynum and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting:  George Buchanan, Esq.

Minutes of February 1, 2005 Cabinet meeting were approved.

New Lincoln University Policies
The Cabinet reviewed and approved the following policies, effective March 1, 2005:
 -   Employment of Relatives
 -   Leave time pay

New International Cultural Center Building Schedule
The following project schedule has been proposed for the new International Cultural Center:
        Sketch Submission                    April 11, 2005
        Preliminary Submission              August 3, 2005
        Final Submission                       November 9, 2005
        A/E Clearance                          December 21, 2005
        Executed Contract                    May 1, 2006
        Complete Construction             August 30, 2007

Transition period for new Bookstore Contract
Faculty will be asked to develop booklists that will be adhered to for the Fall 05 and Spring 06 semesters.  This “freezing” of the booklist is being implemented in order to assure that students have the necessary textbooks available to them during the transition to the new Bookstore contractor.  The Vice President for Academic Affairs will distribute a memorandum to faculty regarding this requirement.

Comcast Cable and The Philadelphia Tribune Tribute
Comcast Cable and The Philadelphia Tribune have partnered to salute 32 of the nearly 150 leaders featured in the 2005 Tribune Magazine.  President Nelson is among those leaders whose photos will be featured in a series of public service announcements that will air on Comcast in the Greater Philadelphia region during February.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Undergraduate Admission Statistics for fall 2005, as of February 4, 2005
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2005………………    2652
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2004………………    1939

# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2005………………….      310
# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2004………………….      260

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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