President’s Cabinet Meeting
August 22, 2005
9:00 a.m.

Minutes

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Ms. Melvie Hall-Bellinger, Mr. Kiran Taunk and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting: Mr. John Thompson  

August 8, 2005 Cabinet meeting minutes were approved.

Physical Plant
Cabinet was given a briefing on capital projects.  
-    The new dorm was ready for returning students to move in when they returned to campus on Sunday.  
-    Renovation of Cannon House is complete.  Awaiting issuance of Occupancy Permit before administrative office staff is able to move in.  
-    Development staff will be able to move into Building 31 within two weeks.
-    Proposals in response to the RFP for Security Cameras at the Graduate Center are due August 26th.
-    Several meetings regarding upcoming capital projects are scheduled this week.

Registration
An efficient and smooth registration process was implemented and executed over the past two weekends for freshmen and returning students.  President Nelson commended the staff for their cooperation and efforts during this busy time.  A letter of thanks and commendation will be sent to the Lincoln University community.

Reporting of Issues
In accordance with a resolution passed by the Lincoln University Board of Trustees, which established that “a confidential complaint mechanism shall be established for the reporting of financial improprieties.  A beta mechanism shall be in place before the September Board meeting,” the office of Audit and Control is in the process of implementing a “Hot Issues” email site for reporting of fraud and financial misconduct issues only.  The site will be accessible only by the internal auditor.

The Office of Human Resources has been assigned the task of establishing a suggestion box system for employees.  All items/reports will be sent to the attention of the President once collected and assembled by the Office of Human Resources.

Employee Separation Process
The Office of Human Resources has been asked to devise a process, which will insure the return to the University of all Lincoln University property upon termination/resignation of employment.  

Compost Operation Proposed in Community
The University has been made aware of an application to establish a commercial composting operation in Lower Oxford Township.  Residents in the community are opposed to the plan and are seeking to intervene to stop this from happening.  Vice President Hill has been asked to look into the matter.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Admission Statistics for Fall 2005 (as of August 19, 2005)
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2005……………………..…..    5733
# Undergraduate applications received for Fall 2004………………………....    4401

# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2005……………………………..    2067
# Undergraduate students admitted for Fall 2004……………………………..    1696

# Graduate applications received for Fall 2005………………………………..      541
# Graduate applications received for Fall 2004………………………………..      387

# Graduate students admitted for fall 2005…………………………………….      333
# Graduate students admitted for fall 2004…………………………………….      312

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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