President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, July 13,
ATTENDEES: President Ivory V.
Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Executive Vice
President Michael B. Hill, Provost and Senior Vice President Grant D. Venerable
II, and Ms. Diane M. Brown. Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant,
and Dr. Harold Aubrey, Assistant Vice President and Director of Assessment
attended a portion of the meeting.
The July 7, 2010 Cabinet minutes
PRESIDENT’S DISCUSSION AGENDA
Lincoln University 2010-2011 Operating Budget Preparations –
Version 8 of the proposed budget distributed by Vice President Merlin was
reviewed in detail.
The University’s healthcare plan
premiums were also discussed. Dr. Debbie
Bullock joined the discussion via teleconference to discuss this matter.
Lincoln University Board of Trustees – Mr. Gregory Paul Montanaro
is a new Senate appointee to the Lincoln
University Board of Trustees.
MSCHE – Drs. Venerable and Aubrey provided an update on the plans
and preparations being made in anticipation of the small team visit schedule
for September 24, 2010.
PHYSICAL PLANT BRIEFING
Mr. Thompson gave the following report:
work is proceeding well and on schedule.
1. Amos House
2. Amos House
$22,000 in design
3. Ashmun Hall
Douglas Hall Lounge Upgrades
Douglas Hall, Pumps & Valves
Douglas Hall Hot Water Upgrades
$28,000 in design
Hall Hot Water System
Hall Ventilation Upgrades
Hall Hot Water Plate Heater
10. Hansberry Hall Sinks and Vanities
11. Lucy Laney Hall Bathroom Exhaust System
$15,000 in work
12. McCauley Hall Bathroom Upgrades
13. McCauley Hall Hot Water Conversion
14. McRary Hall Hot Water Conversion
$35,000 *NG permit is due
15. McRary Hall New Lobby Lights
16. McRary Hall Electrical Upgrades
17. McRary Hall Bathroom Upgrades
18. Rendall Hall Basement Repairs
19. Rendall Hall Hot Water Plate Heater $30,000
20. LLC Wiring of the Smoke Alarms
$67,500 in work
21. LLC Replace Room Lights
$48,000 in work
22. All Residence Buildings, Furniture $100,000
$2,000 in work
Alarms $17,500 in work
Grand Total 2010 Summer
Estimated completion spring 2011
Total for 2010 Summer
indicates the estimated completion date of spring 2011
1101-28 Increase Generation: Chris Morris, our Project Manager has set up a
meeting this week with DGS, a consultant, the professional to develop our path
forward now that we have full load readings and we know our demands.
1101-32 Vail Hall: We have started abatement on the glazing where the window
A/C units will be removed. Work is proceeding.
1101-39 (Grimm) 1101-43 (Wright) and 1101-44 (Library): The safety fence is scheduled to be installed
this week. The contractors will mobilize over the next 2 weeks.
· Project 1101-47:
The contractors are beginning to work on the lay-out and building location.
Because this project is starting before the Landscape project, some erosion
control steps must be taken ahead of time to meet the erosion control
· Projects 1101-45
(Landscape) and 1101-46 (Athletics): The award letters have been sent to the
apparent winners and DGS is awaiting their approvals.
we plan on having the following assignments:
Additional Generator = J. Thompson & Chris Morris
2. 1101-32 = J.
(roof repairs) = Joe Urban
4. 1101-39, 43,
44, = Gerry Davis & Joe Urban
5. 1101-45, 46
= Chris Morris & Horticultural Manager (funded position)
6. 1101-47 =
· Swing space
Modular’s for the Vail and the Lincoln Hall project are planned to be set. We are adding a unit to the 7 plex (formally
known as the 6 plex) which will change the design and require a new permit. I’m
working with the Township to make this happen quickly.
· The Library
Collection move is complete. A special thanks to everyone who made this
Director Physical Plant.
Notices of the work projects
undertaken in the residence halls over the summer months will be posted in the
residence halls for the information of the student body.
Fall 2010 Admission Statistics (As of 07.11.10) -
Fall 2009 Fall
2010 Fall 2010
Applications Received 7713 6907 749
2356 1541 597
Deposits Paid 623 279 99
Fall 2009 Fall
Applications Received 379 343
There being no further
business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:30 p.m.
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