President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, March 22,
ATTENDEES: President Ivory V.
Nelson, Dean Thelma Ross for Executive Vice President Michael B.
Hill, Mr. Michael Byers for Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean John O.
Chikwem, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant, was in attendance for a portion
of the meeting.
Cabinet meeting minutes of March 15, 2011 were approved.
PHYSICAL PLANT UPDATE
Thompson provided the following update:
completion date for Wright Hall in now being listed as October 10, 2011.
and the Library will be on schedule for the mid July delivery date.
up light towers are on site. New light towers are scheduled to come in around
1101-28 (Emergency Generation):
Phase III of this project is in design. We are waiting for Regional approval.
1101-32 (Vail Hall):
a) Phase II Lincoln Hall is underway.
HVAC units are being installed.
b) The Lincoln Hall project is 66% complete.
1101-39 (Grimm) 1101-43 (Wright) and 1101-44 (Library):
Hall: The project is 42% complete.
Hall: The project is about 65%
The project is 65% complete.
1101-45 (Landscape) and 1101-46 (Athletics): The stadium building is underway and the STP
parking lot (sewage treatment parking) is scheduled to be complete by the
of March. The road crossing on Baltimore Pike is slated to begin next
week. The project is reported to be at 7% for 1101- 45 & 9% for 1101- 46.
1101-47 (Wellness Center):
The project is 38% complete.
1101-48 (John Miller Dickey Hall Renovation): The Professional has met with the State to work out
their contract agreement.
Mr. Thompson presented a draft
list of capital projects for fiscal year 2011-12, as well as reports of repairs
needed in the residence halls. President
Nelson asked Mr. Thompson to meet with Student Life administrators to develop a
priority list of residence hall repairs to be completed over the summer break. A budget of $900,000 is available.
Standard 14 Requirements - Cabinet members discussed
the current status of progress to achieve Standard 14: Student Learning Assessment
requirements. President Nelson requested
that the deans forward all updated information for inclusion on the webpage.
University Budget – The variance analysis report through February 28, 2011 was
following policies were approved by the Cabinet:
Awarding Scholarships to Transfer Students
A transfer student who meets the current
Lincoln University scholarship criteria used for the recruitment of freshmen
may be awarded an equivalent scholarship if the transfer takes place at the end
of the freshman year at the institution from which the student is transferring.
Requirement for Maintaining a Lincoln
Students who receive a Lincoln University
renewable admissions scholarship must consistently maintain a 3.30 GPA on a scale of 4.00, or they
will lose the scholarship.
Ross provided fall 2011 admissions application figures as of March 20, 2011:
Hearing – The House Appropriations Hearing for the four state-related
universities is scheduled for March 28 @ 10:30 AM in Harrisburg.
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the
meeting at 12:00 p.m.
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