President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, June 14,
ATTENDEES: President Ivory V.
Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Dr. Renford A.B. Brevett
for Executive Vice President Michael B. Hill, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean John
O. Chikwem, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas, and Ms. Diane M. Brown. Mr. John Thompson was in attendance for a
portion of the meeting.
Minutes of the June 7, 2011 Cabinet meeting were approved.
PHYSICAL PLANT UPDATE
· 2011-2012 Capital Budget is in the
Ashmun Hall, Hansberry Hall, and McCauley Hall
are scheduled for renovation over the summer. Work includes new flooring,
ceiling tile and lighting in each dorm.
DGS Project Status:
Project 1101-28 Phase III & 1101-45 Phase
II (Emergency Generation):
Phase II contract to design and install the balance
of generation needs has been awarded. This will involve two more generators, a
new transformer and all associated gear.
Project 1101-32 (Vail Hall & Lincoln
Vail is complete except for work to be done over
Phase II Lincoln Hall - HVAC units are being
installed. Work is approximately 90%
Project 1101 – 38 Roof Project
Design is complete - waiting
for project to be released for bid.
Projects 1101-39 (Grim) 1101-43 (Wright) and
Grim Hall: 78% complete.
Wright Hall: 72% complete.
Library: 80% complete.
Project 1101-42 ICC
Update: Professional has been assigned to design the additional
parking lot study, a patio, and work along Baltimore Pike.
Projects 1101-45 (Landscape) and 1101-46
a) The stadium building is underway: 13% complete
b) Landscaping: 16% complete
Project 1101-47 (Wellness Center):
The project is 51%
Project 1101-48 (John Miller Dickey Hall
Meetings with the University’s design team are
anticipated to begin in the near future.
New 600 Bed Dorm
Project is still under study.
Assessment Activities – Cabinet discussed MSCHE
Draft Monitoring Reports submitted by members of the faculty writing team.
Bridge Program – Dean Thomas reported that 80 students have paid the requisite
deposit for enrollment into the program.
The Proposed Budget was discussed.
Cabinet reviewed the draft 2011-12 Operating Budget presented by Vice
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the
meeting at 11:00 a.m.
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