President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
9:00 a.m.

MINUTES

ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Danielle Jones for Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dean John O. Chikwem, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas and Ms. Diane M. Brown.

MINUTES

Minutes of the April 13, 2010 Cabinet meeting were approved.


DISCUSSION TOPICS

Advancing to the Top – Cabinet discussed the Summer Bridge Program, Urban Education Proposal, Advisory Boards for Centers of Excellence and the enrollment numbers for fall 2010.

ACT101 – Lincoln University’s projected 2010-2011 Act 101 Program award totals $46,819.  This is for a minimum of 50 students participants in the program.

Lincoln University Distance Learning Capabilities – Once the installation of equipments has been completed, Lincoln University will have the capability of providing distance learning from five of its facilities: Langston Hughes Memorial Library, International Cultural Center, University Hall, Science Building and Graduate Center (Philadelphia).  

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Dean Chikwem will be assisting 13 students with preparation for the MCAT exam from April 26 thru the end of May.

STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

Summer capital projects - VP Briggs indicated that the list of summer capital projects is in the final stages of development and will be presented to the Cabinet shortly for approve.  Student comfort issues have been given top priority on the list.

Dining Services – Three finalists have been selected in response to the RFP submitted.  The candidates have been invited to meet with the University’s selection team this week.

Advancing To the Top Action Plan – VP Briggs distributed his Action Plans for the division of Student Affairs and enrollment Management.  Cabinet was asked to review the plans and be prepared to discuss at the next meeting of the Cabinet.

Fall 2010 Admission Statistics (as 04.04.10):

# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2009…………………………….    6019
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010………………………….…    5838
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT………........      623

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2009………………………………..    1620
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010……………………………..…    1081
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2010 with 900+ SAT………….........      452

# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2009…………………………………....        66
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010……………………………………        28
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2010 by students with 900+ SAT......…...        16

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
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