President’s Cabinet Meeting
June 2, 2009
9:00 a.m.
 
 
Minutes
 
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President William B. Bynum, Dean John O. Chikwem, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, Dean Jerryl Briggs, Dean Thelma Ross, Dr. Debbie Bullock and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  

MINUTES
 
Cabinet minutes of May 27, 2009 were approved.
 
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
 
The Deans provided updates on their activities to assist with the recruitment of Centers of Excellence Scholars.  A meeting will be scheduled with Admissions staff in order to formulate a cohesive plan that outlines the necessary participation from the different constituent groups in recruiting these scholars.

FISCAL AFFAIRS
 
Lincoln University’s 2009-10 Budget – The University’s staffing needs and salary budget for FY’10 were finalized.  President Nelson and Vice President Merlin will review additional budget lines in order to close the small gap to achieve a balanced budget.

STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
 
Admission Statistics for fall 2009 (as of June 1, 2009)
 
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2009………………………..    7542
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2008………………………..    5620
# Undergraduate applications for fall 2009 with 900+ SAT …………………   807
 
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2009……………………………    2190
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2008……………………………    1871
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2009 with 900+ SAT …………..      634
 
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2009………………………………….    427
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2008………………………………….    246
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2009 by students with 900+ SAT .........      83
 
# Graduate applications received for fall 2009……………………………….     251
# Graduate applications received for fall 2008……………………………….     156
 
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2009…………………………………..      103
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2008…………………………………..      150
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:15 p.m.

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