President’s Cabinet Meeting
August 14, 2007
9:00 AM
Vail Hall Board Room
 
 
Minutes
 
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting: Mr. Steve Carol, Chief Information Systems Technology Officer and Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant
 
Minutes
 
Minutes of August 7, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
 
Physical Plant and Information Technology Briefing
 
University Hall & Ware Center - We have not yet received Certificates of Occupancy for University Hall and Ware Center.  However we expect to be in receipt of certificates for both buildings by the end of September.  Computers and networking equipment should be installed by September, however, language lab equipment must still be purchased.
NOTE: Discussions will be held with faculty affected by the delay to determine how soon classes will be moved into the facilities once all certificates are received and all furniture and fixtures are in place. 
 
Mary Dod Brown Chapel - Except for the construction of the ramp, work on the Mary Dod Brown Chapel is expected to be complete by mid-September.
 
International Cultural Center (ICC) - The last permit has been approved for the International Cultural Center (ICC).
 
Campus Fencing - Installation of the campus periphery fencing should be complete by Thursday, August 16th.
 
Datatel – The following schedule has been established for going live in the different areas:
·                    Admissions – Labor Day
·                    Financial Aid – February 1, 2008
·                    Registrar, Billing & Residence Life – Late March 2008
 
Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship Recipient
 
Lincoln alumnus, Chantelle Matthew has been awarded the Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship for graduate study in the Master of Public Administration program at Penn State Harrisburg.  The scholarship will cover tuition, tuition-required fees and books, commencing with the fall semester of 2007 and concluding with the completion of the spring semester of 2009.
 
Academic Affairs
 
Vice President Venerable reported that the search for Director of the Library is in the selection phase.
 
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
 
Admission Statistics for fall 2007 (as of August 10, 2007)
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2007………………………..    5860
# Undergraduate applications received for fall 2006………………………..    5648
 
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2007……………………………      2260
# Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2006……………………………      2362
 
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2007………………………………….     779
# Undergraduate deposits paid for fall 2006………………………………….     777
 
# Graduate applications received for fall 2007……………………………....       482
# Graduate applications received for fall 2006……………………………….      507
 
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2007……………………..……………       287
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2006……………………..……………       287
 
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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