President’s Cabinet Meeting
August 1, 2005
9:00 a.m.

Minutes

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President William B. Bynum, Dean John O. Chikwem, Melvie Hall-Bellinger, Dr. Renford Brevett and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  

July 26, 2005 Cabinet meeting minutes were approved with the necessary addition.

Summary Conformance Reports July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
Cabinet reviewed the preliminary and unaudited report of expenditures for the 2004-2005 fiscal year.  

Datatel Academic/Administration System Implementation

The total cost for implementation of the new Datatel Academic/Administration System is estimated at $3,159,118 over the implementation period.  All phases of implementation are scheduled for completion by the end of 2007.

HR 177
The House Select Committee is currently undertaking fact-finding pursuant to HR 177, a resolution on Student Academic Freedom.  Lincoln University will respond to the Committee’s request for information on this subject matter.

The Committee anticipates holding several hearings throughout the Commonwealth prior to issuing their report.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Admission Statistics for Fall 2005 (as of July 29, 2005)
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2005……………………….....    5658
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2004……………………….....    4349

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2005…………………………..…    1969
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2004…………………………..…    1652

# Graduate applications received for Fall 2005………………………………..      466
# Graduate applications received for Fall 2004………………………………..      309

# Graduate students admitted for fall 2005…………………………………….      251
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2004…………………………………….      233

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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