President’s Cabinet Meeting
June 26, 2007
9:00 AM
Vail Hall Board Room
 
 
Minutes
 
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Howard E. Merlin and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting: Mr. John Thompson
 
Minutes
 
Cabinet approved minutes of June 19, 2007 Cabinet meeting.
 
Physical Plant Update
 
Demolition of the specified campus buildings has been completed.
 
Final inspection of University Hall has taken place.
 
The additional campus perimeter fencing has been delivered and installation is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 2nd.
 
Summer projects are well under way: painting of buildings is going well, windows have been ordered for Ashmun (spring ’08 installation), all work on the Living & Learning Center has been completed, and the HVAC and control work is underway in the gym.
 
3020 Market Street Project Update
 
The following project update was submitted by Bancroft Construction company:
 
Schedule – Demolition phase is in progress.  By the end of next week all of the bank branch work should be completed.  The 2nd floor and 4th floor interiors are currently being demolished.  The freight elevator is currently out of service for around 5-6 weeks to allow for the necessary repairs.
Lincoln 3rd and 4th floor fit out – Plans are available for review .  Construction pricing is due late next week for the General Contractor.
Building Security/Access Cards – The new access card system which Lincoln will be implementing on the main campus is compatible with the new building access system.  Lincoln must choose locations it wants card readers or secured entrances within its own space. Power has already been added to the 3 main entrances (1 on floor 4 and 2 locations on floor 3). Should discuss whether additional doors are needed on the system. 
Parking – Parking spots have been designated for Lincoln faculty in the temporary lot next to the building.  Spots have been assigned, the building manger/security are responsible for policing this area. 
Temporary AC – Temporary AC change delayed until after the last day of classes to allow for any issues to be worked out during the week between spring classes and the summer session.
Penn Shaft – A mechanical chase needed to be located through the 4th floor space for UPenn on the 2nd floor, which will impact one classroom (the room will lose around 4′ on the back wall). 
Asbestos – Additional asbestos abatement needs to be completed on the fourth floor.  Existing fireproofing behind terra cotta walls, within drywall partitions, column enclosures and above ductwork will need to be abated during demolition.
 
Academic Affairs
 
The second Summer session has been put in place to accommodate 60 graduate students (40 MHS and 20 MSA).
 
Faculty union negotiations are set to continue on June 28th.
 
Development & External Relations
 
The Lincoln University Scholarship Golf Outing held on Monday, June 25th went well.  While the final figures have not yet been calculated, Vice President Hill expects that the outing should net $17.5 - $18,000 for Lincoln scholarships.
 
Fiscal Affairs
 
Maintenance and Housekeeping negotiations are scheduled to continue on June 27th at 10:00 a.m. 
 
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
 
Tevenbaugh Associates have been to the campus to site the athletics fields. 
 
The search committee is trying to schedule visits to the campus for the finalists for position of head football coach.
 
Negotiations with the police union are continuing.  Economic terms accepted by the Union on June 19, 2007.
 
Admission Statistics for fall 2007 (as of June 25, 2007)
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2007………………………..    5649
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2006………………………..    5427
 
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2007……………………………    2087
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2006……………………………    2195
 
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2007………………………………….    519
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2006………………………………….    514
 
# Graduate applications received for fall 2007……………………………....      335
# Graduate applications received for fall 2006……………………………….     354
 
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2007……………………..……………      130
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2006……………………..……………      168
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:00 p.m.
 
 
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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