President’s Cabinet Meeting
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
9:00 a.m.
 
 
MINUTES
 
ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Dean Jerryl Briggs, Dean Thelma Ross, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dr. Debbie Bullock, Ms. Jody C. Brunner for Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant, was in attendance for a portion of the meeting.
 
MINUTES
 
May 19, 2009 Cabinet minutes were approved.
 
PHYSICAL PLANT
 
·        DGS Project No. 1101-41 (Science Building).  DGS agreed to provide additional distilled water access, additional electric and piping in labs, and upgrade flooring on first, second, and third floors.  Scheduled move: Early to mid-July 2009.
·        DGS Project No. 1101-42 (ICC). DGS agreed to provide an additional fifty (50) parking spaces, an outdoor patio, and grade the front lot along Baltimore Pike.  Scheduled move: Summer 2009.
·        DGS Project No. 1101-47 (Wellness Center). Project began.
·        Phase II Generators.  President Nelson will again try to reach Secretary Creedon for list of DGS funds available to Lincoln to complete this project.
·        Summer Painting Schedule. Mr. Thompson is waiting for the RFP.
 
PRESIDENT
 
·        SAEM Directors’ Meeting Minutes. President Nelson commended Dr. Bynum and the SAEM staff on their accomplishments and requested SAEM to implement a newsletter highlighting their activities.
 
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
 
·        Centers of Excellence. President Nelson requested a report from the Deans on FY10 scholarships for the University’s Centers of Excellence.
·        MHS/BHS Programs. President Nelson requested a proposal on the MHS/BHS Programs from the Deans by September 2009 to present to the faculty.  Dean Ross requested to be involved in the discussions regarding undergraduate/graduate financial aid eligibility.
 
DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
 
·        Graduate Center. Furniture, equipment, maintenance and staffing needs at the Graduate Center were discussed.
 
FISCAL AFFAIRS

·        2009-10 Budget. Attendees discussed in detail the University’s staffing needs and salary budget.
 
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
 
ADMISSION STATISTICS (as of 05.22.09):
 
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2009…………………………. 7353
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2008…………………………. 5528
# Undergraduate applications with 900+ SAT for Fall 2009…………………   796
 
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2009…………………………….. 2153
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2008…………………………….. 1796
# Undergraduate students with 900+ SAT admitted for Fall 2009………….....   628
 
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2009…………………………………    397
# Undergraduate deposits paid for Fall 2008………………………………….   214
# Undergraduate deposits paid by students with 900+ SAT for Fall 2009..........     78
 
# Graduate applications received for Fall 2009………………………………..    242
# Graduate applications received for Fall 2008………………………………..    141
 
# Graduate students admitted for Fall 2009…………………………………….   102
# Graduate students admitted for Fall 2008…………………………………….   124
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:30 p.m.

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