President’s Cabinet Meeting
April 23, 2001

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Edward L. McCusker, Vice President Saligrama SubbaRao, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Ms. Diane M. Brown

Attending for portion of meeting: Mr. Tracy Hunter Hayes, Ms. Cheryl Rice-Moore, Mr. Nicholas Chaban

Founder’s Day Gala/Alumni Reunion Celebration – This combined celebration will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2001 from 6-9 PM in the Thurgood Marshall Living Learning Center on the Lincoln University campus.  Tickets to this event are available at a cost of $50 each.

2001-2002 Operating Budget – All 2001-2002 operating budget requests are due in the office of the budget by Wednesday, April 25, 2001.  The budget office will compile the individual requests and present the total package to the Cabinet, Monday, April 30, 2001.

Student Issues – A final response to the student issues received by the administration on March 30, 2001, will be issued today from the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM).  The response will be distributed to the Student Government Association and all heads of student organizations, as well as to the Lincolnian.

NCAA Division III Membership Requirements – Lincoln has been notified the University currently fails to meet the three-team sports for women requirement which was enacted during the 1997 NCAA Convention and becomes effective August 1, 2001.  In order to fulfill this requirement, Lincoln will add women’s soccer to its roster of intercollegiate sports.


Academic Affairs
A Faculty meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 24, 2001 at 4:00 PM.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM)
All State Grant concerns for the PHEAA review conducted in November 2000 have been resolved at this time.

Amendments to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), also know as the Buckley Amendment, now allow colleges and universities to notify parents in cases where their child is involved in alcohol or drug activity.

Admissions Statistics as of April 20, 2001
 No. of undergraduate applications for fall 2001……………………..2498
 No. of undergraduate applications for fall 2000……………………..2667

 No. of undergraduates admitted for fall 2001…………………………871
 No. of undergraduates admitted for fall 2000…………………………844

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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