President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
9:00 a.m.
Vail Hall Board Room
 
 
Minutes

   
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, President Grant D. Venerable, Dean Jerryl Briggs for Vice President William B. Bynum, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting:  Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant.
 
MINUTES
 
Cabinet minutes of April 1, 2008, were approved.
 
PHYSICAL PLANT UPDATE
 
DGS regulations regarding the wiring in the Student Union Building may cause a delay of up to four months in obtaining the certificate of occupancy.
 
The library renovations have been proceeding smoothly.
 
DGS has selected the contractor for the Roof Replacement Repairs for Vail Hall.
 
PRESIDENT
 
DGS funding approval has been received for furniture and fixtures for the International Cultural Center ($3,100,000.00) and the High Technology Science Building ($4,500,000.00).
 
FISCAL AFFAIRS
 
Cabinet discussed the proposed 2008-09 Operating Budget and the areas needing adjustment.
 
The March 31, 2008 Conformance Reports, were distributed and discussed.
 
The following policy revisions were approved:
·        Administrative Time Keeping Policy/Procedures
·        Employment Categories
·        Employment of Foreign Nationals
 
STUDENT AFFAIRS & ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
 
Mr. Chester Hampton and Miss Brooke Womack were chosen Mr. and Miss Lincoln at the contest held over the weekend.
 
Spring Fling activities began April 5 and will continue through Saturday, April 12, 2008.  Events on Saturday will include a party but not a concert.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:00 p.m.

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