PRESIDENT’S CABINET
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
11:00 a.m.
 
 
MINUTES
 
ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson; Executive Vice President Michael B. Hill; Fiscal Vice President Howard E. Merlin; Dean Judith A.W. Thomas; Dean Gladys J. Willis; Ms. Jody C. Brunner.  Mr. John H. Thompson, Director of Physical Plant, was in attendance for a portion of the meeting.
 
PHYSICAL PLANT BRIEFING
 
Mr. Thompson provided the status of current State projects:
 
Emergency Generation Phase III in design
Vail Hall Expected completion June 2011
Life Science Building Expected completion July 2011
Wright Hall 20% complete
Library 28% complete
Landscaping/Athletic Fields Weather-related delays; 8% complete
Wellness Center 34% complete
Dickey Hall Design phase at State level
 
Other issues included the Lincoln University bus policy and proposed summer 2011 renovation projects (including, but not limited to) McCauley, Ashmun, and Hansberry Halls.
 
MINUTES
 
The February 15, 2011, Cabinet minutes were approved as presented.
 
PRESIDENT
 
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).  The President and members of Cabinet discussed in detail Lincoln University’s progress and requirements to meet Standard 14, including:
 
Other Assessment Areas
 
Core Curriculum
(Mission, Program Goals, SLO’s)
Freshmen Year Experience Academic Advising
African-American Experience Summer Bridge Program
Success Courses
 

Majors (38)
 
Accounting Environmental Science Information Technology Organizational Psych.
Anthropology Finance Management Clinical/Counseling Psych.
Biology French Mathematics Bio-Psychosocial Psych.
Biology Education French Education Mathematics Education Religion
Chemistry Health and Physical Ed. Mass Communications Sociology
Computer Science Health Science Music Spanish
Criminal Justice History Music Education Spanish Education
Early Childhood Ed. History Education Philosophy Visual Arts
English Liberal Arts Human Services Physics  
English Education General Science Political Science  
 
Secondary Education (8)
 
Biology (7-12) French (7-12) Health and Physical Ed. (K-12) Mathematics (7-12)
English Education (7-12) Spanish (7-12) History Education (7-12) Music Education (K-12)
 
Graduate Programs (4)
 
Master of Early Childhood Education Master of Science in Administration
Master of Science in Reading Master of Human Services
 
Rubric for Evaluating Institutional Student Learning
 
Dr. Brevett provided a summary as of 02.18.11 of 40 faculty responses to the rubric for evaluating student learning. President Nelson encouraged the Academic Deans to facilitate submission of outstanding responses.
 
Faculty Assessment Committee
 
Cabinet members reviewed the duties and responsibilities of the Lincoln University Assessment Committee.
 
Office Relocations (effective 02.21.11):
 
Vail Hall Location
Academic Affairs Second Floor
Accounts Payable Lower Level
Bursar Lower Level
Fiscal Vice President First Floor
Controller, Budget, Accounting Lower Level
Graduate Student Services/Admissions First Floor
Internal Auditor Rm. 213
Payroll Lower Level
Special Events Coordinator Rm. 103
 
Modular Location
Communications and Public Relations Suite 4
International Programs Suite 2
Male Health Suite 6
Registrar Rms. 8, 9, 10 and 13
Student Services and Lion Card Rms. 1 and 7
Upward Bound Suite 3
 
Science Building Location
Human Resources Rm. 327
 
Thurgood Marshall Center Location
Professors H. Wade Johnson/Ron Green Rm. 212
 
FISCAL AFFAIRS
 
Variance Analysis. Vice President Merlin and Cabinet members discussed the 01.31.11 Actual v. 01.31.11 Budget variance analysis.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 1:30 p.m.

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