President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, March 30, 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, and Ms. Diane M. Brown

MINUTES

Cabinet minutes of March 23, 2010 were approved.

DISCUSSION TOPICS

Monitoring Report to MSCHE – The University’s Monitoring Report on Standard 14 has been completed and will be hand-delivered to the MSCHE offices in Philadelphia today.

Direct Lending – Lincoln University has set the target date of July 1, 2010 for transition to Direct Lending for our students.  President Nelson suggested that a joint training session be scheduled for staff of the financial aid and business offices to ensure that everyone is up to date on requirements, procedures and regulations.

Library Phase II – DGS has moved the date for the bid opening from March 21 to April 7, 2010.

Vail and Lincoln Hall Renovation work – Vail Hall will be vacated for the duration of the scraping, cosmetic and HVAC phases of the project.  An attempt will be made to place all fiscal staff together during the renovation.  An attempt will also be made to house all business office files in one central area during the renovation work.  Lincoln Hall personnel will be relocated to a modular during the renovation work in that building.

President Nelson’s visit to Washington, DC
– President Nelson provided a briefing on his March 24, 2010 visit to Washington, DC, during which he met with Appropriations Directors for Senators Robert Casey and Arlen Specter, Congressman Joseph Pitts, representatives from the Department of Education,  and Mr. William Jawando, White House Office of Public Engagement.


STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

Student Government Association Elections – Election of SGA officers will be held next week.

Fall 2010 Admission Statistics (as 03.29.10):

# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2009…………………………….    5804
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010………………………….…    5678
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT………........      609

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2009………………………………..    1554
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010……………………………. …    1048
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT………….........      445

# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2009…………………………………....       54
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010……………………………………       26
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010 by students with 900+ SAT..….......       15

ADJOURNMENT

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