Vail Hall Board Room
Ivory V. Nelson, Vice
William B. Bynum, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President
Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean John O. Chikwem, Dean
Thomas, Dean Gladys J. Willis and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Cabinet minutes of February 11,
2008, were approved.
On Monday, February 18, 2008,
music faculty and academic affairs administrators made a trip into Philadelphia to
two new Steinway pianos for the University.
The acquisition of these two new Steinways brings the total of Lincoln University owned Steinways to
The School of Humanities &
Graduate Studies Concert Series will kick off on Saturday, March 8,
2008 at 7
PM with the first program to be held in the new renovated Ware Center
Theater. The event will feature
performances by The Young
Musicians Community Orchestra as well as featured artists and The
University Concert Choir. The event is
free and open to local and surrounding communities.
However, reservations/tickets are required
due to limited seating in the Ware Theater.
The Dean for the School
of Social Sciences
and Behavioral Students
and the Chair of the Education Department will be attending the Spring
Accreditation and Accountability Quality Conference sponsored by NCATE
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) to find
requirements to meet NCATE standards for accreditation.
All requests for summer capital
projects should be submitted to the Director of Physical Plant as soon
possible. A complete list will be
compiled and projects prioritized by the Cabinet.
DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
An update on the construction at
3020 Lincoln Plaza
was provided. The procedure for facility
requests was also clarified.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the
new International Cultural Center (ICC) will be scheduled for April.
Vice President Merlin announced
the addition of a Risk Analyst and Special Accounts Accountant to the
The Datatel cashiering function
went live on Monday, February 18th.
Information regarding the selection
of the University’s health care provider was shared with Cabinet. Lincoln
is looking at various options for the upcoming benefit year.
STUDENT AFFAIRS & ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
A test of the new Emergency Alert
System has been scheduled for Friday, February 29, 2008.
A fire occurred in the basement
of Hansberry Hall on Monday evening. The
fire started in the wiring to a dryer and was contained with minimal
There being no further
business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:45 p.m.
President's Information Exchange.
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