President's Cabinet Meeting
May 13, 2002

Attendees:   President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Saligrama C. SubbaRao, Ms. Diane M. Brown

Commencement 2002 - President Nelson and his Cabinet expressed their appreciation of the efforts of the University community in making the 2002 Commencement weekend a great success.  Special thanks and congratulations to Physical Plant and Security personnel and the Commencement Planning Committee on a job well done.

Summer Capital Projects - Capital Projects to be completed during summer 2002 include: Cannon House Renovation; SAP program A/C installation; Rendall Hall Basement Renovation; Campus Master Plan; Video Studio A/C system installation; Library carpet, ceiling, and lighting (1st phase); Emergency Switch Gear (Urban Center); Emergency Stair Tower Lights (Urban Center); Student Union Bldg. Student space upgrade; Wright Hall Observatory; African arts Collection; and Campus lighting.

Student Housing Project - The University is preparing an RFQ, which will be sent to all interested parties.  All who meet the requirements of the RFQ will receive the project RFP.  The Purchasing Director will handle the issuance and receipt of all RFQs and RFPs.

Lincoln University students receive Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship Award - Mr. Eric R. Copes '01, and Ms. Rhasheda V. Henley '00 were recently awarded the Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship Award from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education.  The scholarships cover full tuition, all tuition required fees and books for a maximum of four academic years.  Both Mr. Copes and Ms. Rhasheda received the awards for studies at Temple University School of Dentistry.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SA&EM)

Admission Statistics for fall 2002 as of May 10, 2002
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2002 3279
# of Undergraduate applications received for fall 2001 2766

# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2002. 1286
# of Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2001. 1034

# of Graduate applications received for fall 2002..  119
# of Graduate applications received for fall 2001..    76

Academic Affairs
The Vice President submitted the following table of Grant Awards received during the 2001-2002 academic year:

2001-2002 Grant Awards

Source         Type ofProgram         PI/PD            AmountAwarded             Term
CIES             Fulbright Scholar-     Dr. Millette                 -0-                 8/15/01-5/15/02
FHWA         STI                           Dr. Osayimwese     $36,750                 4/02-9/02
NASA         Minority education     Dr. Nelson/             $25,000                 9/01-8/02
                                                        Dr. Langley
NASA         Research (Penn          Dr. SubbaRao         $16,005             2/1/02-1/31/03
                    State subcontract)
NIH/             Research                  Dr. Safford             $1,148,699         5/1/02-4/30/07
NSF             AMP                         Dr. Langley             $50,206             11/1/01-10/31/02
Pa. Dept.      Act 101                     Dr. Sanyika             $184,531             9/1/01-6/30/02
    of Ed.
Pa. Dept.      ITCU                         Dr. SubbaRao         $128,592             6/1/02-5/31/03
    of Ed.
Pa. Dept.      C.U.R.E.                    Dr. Bhat                 $17,070             02/01/02-06/30/03
 of Health    (research)
Pa. DoT         STI                           Dr. Osayimwese     $30,000                 5/02-4/03
Pa.              Langston Hughes          Prof. Wimbish         $3,000                  12/01-5/02
Humanities     Program
US DoD/     HIV/AIDS                   Dr. Chikwem/         $298,965             10/1/01-9/30/02
Navy            prevention in                Dr. Louden
                    Nigerian Military
US DoD/     HIV/AIDS                   Dr. Chikwem/        $84,005                 4/2/02-9/30/02
Navy             prevention in               Dr. Louden
                    Nigerian Military
US ED         FIPSE                         Dr. SubbaRao        $100,000               5/1/02-4/30/03

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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