President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
9:00 a.m.

MINUTES

ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean Judith A.W.Thomas, and Ms. Diane M. Brown. Dean John O. Chikwem was in attendance for the latter portion of the meeting.

MINUTES

Cabinet minutes of March 9, 2010 were approved.

DISCUSSION TOPICS

Teacher Education Center of Excellence – President Nelson presented a discussion outline for a Teacher Education program with a focus on Urban Pedagogy. Discussion on the topic was centered on developing a program to present to colleagues in Philadelphia and other urban areas.

Lincoln University Student Suspension Policy – The University’s interim suspension / suspension policy was discussed in relation to faculty concern regarding missed class work by students placed on interim suspension. The question whether provision can be made for students on interim suspension to continue to receive class assignments was discussed. Those present agreed that this is something that can be reviewed in the current policy.

FISCAL AFFAIRS

Budget preparation for 2010 – 2011 and implicating factors were discussed.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Science Conference – Dean Chikwem reminded the group of the Science Conference taking place in the new science building on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Many Lincoln alumni have been invited to participate so that our students can see what they are now doing with their Lincoln University degree.

Bachelor of Human Services Program – Dean Willis indicated that the proposal is now in committee. She is hopeful that the proposal will be brought before the faculty in April.

STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT


Fall 2010 Admission Statistics (as 03.10.10):

# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2009 ………………………………..    5053
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010 ………………………………..    5005
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT …………….....      535

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2009 …..………………………………..   1249
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010 …..………………………………..     958
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT …………………...     399

# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2009 …….…..……………………………..        27
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010 ………..……………………………...        14
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT ………..………..….....         7  

ADJOURMENT

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:45 a.m.
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