Minutes
President's Cabinet Meeting
April 8, 2002


Attendees:   President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Dean John O. Chikwem, Ms. Diane M. Brown

Internet bandwidth – As called for in the IT Strategic Plan, Internet bandwidth to the main campus has been increased to 2.5 times it previous overall speed.  This should greatly improve the Internet browsing experience for students and visitors to Lincoln’s web site.

In addition, traffic measurements have been put in place and the University has been measuring its Internet traffic since late December.  This accomplishes another goal of the IT Strategic Plan.

U.S. Trademark Applications for Lincoln University Seal Design – The University’s trademark applications for the Lion Logo and the Lincoln University Seal Design are ready to proceed to registration.

Academic Affairs
Effective immediately, all faculty appointments for the masters programs must have the approval of the Department Chair, respective Dean and the Vice President for Fiscal Affairs prior to their hiring.  This includes present faculty who may participate in program  as overloads.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SA&EM)
Admission Statistics for fall 2002 as of April 5, 2002
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2002……………… 2875
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2001……………… 2419

# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2002………………….   895
# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2001………………….   759

# of Graduate applications received for fall 2002…………………….. 107
# of Graduate applications received for fall 2001……………………..   51
 

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President



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