President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
9:00 a.m.
 


MINUTES

ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Provost and Senior Vice President Grant D. Venerable II, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Executive Vice President Michael B. Hill, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  

MINUTES

The May 25, 2010 Cabinet minutes were approved with revisions.

PRESIDENT’S DISCUSSION AGENDA

Master Lease with Key Government Finance – Board Resolution 212 - Vice President Howard Merlin reported that the Master Lease entered into in 2005 to finance the new academic/ administrative software and hardware system is scheduled for pay off September 2010.

Summer Capital Projects – Mr. John Thompson joined the meeting via teleconference for clarification of the summer projects list included in the May 25, 2010 Cabinet minutes.  He indicated that all projects on the list are in progress or will be started summer 2010.  However, major projects in McCauley and McRary Halls may not be fully implemented until spring 2011.

Lincoln University 2010-2011 Budget Preparations – Vice President Howard Merlin was asked to provide a dollar cap for 2010-2011 capital projects..


PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS

Cabinet engaged in discussion regarding curriculum and student development.

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Summer Bridge Program – All components are in place for the Summer Bridge Program to begin.  We are still contacting students to determine their commitment to participating in the program.

STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

New Dining Services Contract – The Contract with Thompson Hospitality is currently under review by counsel and the University’s food consultant.  Thompson personnel will be on campus to determine the changes that can be accomplished in the dining hall reconfiguration over the summer.


Fall 2010 Undergraduate Admission Statistics (as of 05.27.10)    

                                                    Fall 2009                  Fall 2010                        Fall 2010
                                                                                                                            (900+ SAT)
Applications received                        7359                       6750                                730
Admitted                                           2164                      1470                                577
Deposits paid                                      405                        153                                  62

ADJOURNMENT

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