Attendees: President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Saligrama C. SubbaRao, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Edward L. McCusker, Vice President William B. Bynum, Jr., Ms. Diane M. Brown
President Nelson opened the meeting by stating that the Housekeeping, Maintenance and Physical Plant staffs are to be commended for the great job in preparing the buildings and grounds for the return of our students. Freshmen arrived on campus Sunday, August 19, 2001 to a well-groomed campus and clean and readied residence halls.
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund (TMSF) Capital Campaign - The TMSF is currently conducting a survey to determine the feasibility of conducting a National Capital Campaign to benefit all TMSF Member Schools, of which Lincoln is one. The results of the findings will be presented during HBCU Week in Washington, DC (September 16, 2001).
VICE PRESIDENTS REPORTS/ACTION
The proposed Faculty Contract will be presented to the faculty for vote at the Faculty Conference, Wednesday, August 22, 2001.
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM)
The records indicate that a total of 468 freshmen had arrived on campus as of August 20, 2001. More are expected to arrive throughout the week.
Updated Student Handbooks are expected to be delivered by the end of the day, Monday, August 20, 2001.
The Lincoln University campus security force is in place and will be outfitted with official uniforms the week of August 27, 2001.
Admission Statistics as of August 17, 2001:
No. of undergraduate applications for fall 2001 .3200
No. of undergraduate applications for fall 2000 .3151
No. of undergraduates admitted for fall 2001
No. of undergraduates admitted for fall 2000 .1319
Mr. Joe Murphy has joined the Lincoln University staff as Maintenance Manager in the Physical Plant department. Mr. Murphy comes to the University with over fourteen (14) years of administrative experience in facility operations, including grounds and maintenance.
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President