President's Cabinet Meeting

May 9, 2000

Attendees: President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Richard C. Winchester, Vice President Edward L. McCusker, Vice President Arnold T. Hence, Vice President Anthony R. Fairbanks, Mr. Nicholas Chaban, Mr. Michael Byers, Ms. Diane M. Brown

President Nelson distributed to the Cabinet, an agenda, which will serve as the core agenda for the summer. (Attached below)

2000-2001 Operating Budget - The Cabinet discussed the proposed 2000-2001, which now included revenue figures. President Nelson plans to present the proposed budget to the Board of Trustees by June 1, 2000 for approval.

International Cultural Center (ICC) - President Nelson and Vice President McCusker met with officials in Harrisburg on Monday, May 8, 2000, concerning this project. All parties are prepared to move forward with the plans to construct the building on the new site designated by the University. The scope of the project will have to be reduced in size due to increases in construction costs since the project was approved in 1995. Vice President Fairbanks will provide a list of all items to which the University has committed for inclusion in the new design (i.e. chairs, conference rooms, gardens, etc.).

Enrollment Planning and Student Life Admissions Statistics
- Data as of May 5, 2000

# of undergraduate applications for Fall 2000 -------------------------------2754
# of undergraduate applications for Fall 1999-------------------------------2527
# admitted for Fall 2000-----------------------------------------------------891
# admitted for Fall 1999----------------------------------------------------1046
# deposits paid for Fall 2000-------------------------------------------------117
# deposits paid for Fall 1999-------------------------------------------------199
# of Graduate applications for Fall 2000---------------------------------------45

Fiscal Affairs - A discussion of the Physical Plant plan for a Summer "Campus Clean-Up" will be included on the Cabinet Agenda for Monday, May 15.

Other items on the agenda were for information purposes only.

The meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m. so President Nelson and Vice President McCusker could travel to Harrisburg for an orientation meeting with the Department of General Services and the design firm selected for the University's Security/Alarm project.


Agenda Items for President's Cabinet (These Agenda Items Will Serve as Core Agenda Items for Summer)

  1. KPMG Management Letters (Monthly Reporting Process of Progress)
  2. University Strategic Planning, University Goals, Strategies to Accomplish University Goals
  3. University Strategic Planning Committee
  4. Evaluation Report of Management Goals 1999-2000
  5. Campus Cleanup Program/Restructuring Utilization of Physical Plant Personnel, Residence Halls, Administrative Buildings, Academic Buildings, University Grounds
  6. University Budget 2000-2001 (Schedule for Adoption by BOT), Operational Budget, Capital Budget
  7. Report on University Bargaining Activity, Faculty Bargaining Contract, Secretary/Clerical Bargaining Contract
  8. University Capital Program for Summer (Every Two Weeks), DEP Concerns, EPA Concerns, Capital Projects Completions and Time, Status of Approved/Funded Legislative Capital Projects
  9. Administrative Retreat (All Day ) (Director Human Resources Chief Planner) (June), University, Vision, Mission, Goals, Philosophy, Strategic Planning, Organizational Structure/Charts, University Policies & Procedures (Review/Policy Manual Locations), Student Centered Discussion, Performance Evaluation & Accountability, Public Relations, University Budget (Operational & Capital 2000-2001), University Pride (Campus & Work Space)
  10. Fall Faculty Conference (Vice President Academic Affairs Chief Planner)(August ), University, Vision, Mission, Goals, Philosophy, Departmental/School Strategic Planning, Organizational Structure/Charts, University Policies & Procedures (Review/Policy Manual Locations), Student Centered Discussion, University Budget (Operational & Capital 2000-2001), Discussion Items for Faculty: Establishing a Faculty Senate; Formalizing Cooperative Education at University; Combining Educational Policies Committee/Curriculum Committee; Curriculum Manual Development; Review of University's Core Curriculum; Review of Student Evaluation's Process
  11. Preparation of 2001-2002 Commonwealth Legislative Request (August 31), Operational Budget Request, Capital Budget Request
  12. Freshman Orientation Week Plan (July 15, 2000), Lincoln University's Philosophy, Student Handbook, Policy on Greek Organizations, University Fire Code Regulations, Payment of Fees, Explanation of University Judicial System
  13. Fall Registration Process, Layout and Plans (July 31, 2000)
  14. Recruitment of Internal Auditor (August 31, 2000)
  15. Monitoring of University's Fall Enrollment

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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