President’s Cabinet Meeting
March 5, 2001

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Edward L. McCusker, Interim Vice President Saligrama C. SubbaRao, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Michael Hill, Ms. Rosalie-Facey Jones, Director of Human Resources, Mr. William M. Bunce, Internal Auditor, Ms. Jody C. Brunner


General Statement Regarding University Fees (2000-2001)

The schedule of fees posted on the University’s web site is to be revised to include out-of-state and graduate fees.

PA Act 136 Proposed Regulations (Master of Human Services Program)

Proposed regulations (PA Act 136: The Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act) excludes the Human Services discipline as a Core Field for professional licensure with no provision to grandfather MHS degree holders.

President Nelson petitioned members of the PA State Licensure Board to carefully consider any decision that does not include Human Services as a Core Field and to revise the grandfathering provision in order to deem Master of Human Services graduates eligible for licensure.  Vice President SubbaRao will forward copies of the letter to University Deans.

Internal Auditor

Mr. William M. Bunce joined the University administration today as Internal Auditor.


Academic Affairs

Due to inclement weather, the March 6 Faculty Meeting has been postponed until March 13.

Fiscal Affairs

Reassignment of Academic Secretarial/Clerical Support Personnel

Pursuant to the secretarial/clerical collective bargaining agreement, the University may temporarily reassign secretarial/clerical support personnel to assist in other offices during the summer months (May – August).  The Director of Human Resources will request feedback from department heads on summer projects that require additional secretarial/clerical support.

Development and External Relations

Founders’ Day/Alumni Awards Gala will take place Saturday, May 5, 2001.  Commencement is Sunday, May 6, 2001.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM)

Admissions Statistics (as of March 2, 2001)

No. of undergraduate applications for Fall 2001……………...1579
No. of undergraduate applications for Fall 2000……………...1966

No. of undergraduate admitted for Fall 2001…………………  391
No. of undergraduate admitted for Fall 2000…………………  391

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