Tuesday, August 25,
ATTENDEES: President Ivory V. Nelson, Interim Vice President
Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Howard E.
Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable,
Vice President Michael B. Hill, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean John O.
Dean Judith A.W. Thomas and Ms. Diane M.
Brown. Mr. John Thompson,
Director of Physical Plant, was in attendance for a portion of the
August 12, 2009 Cabinet minutes were
Mr. Thompson provided an update on various capital projects
in progress and on the recent power “Brown outs” in the area, including
campus, due to the high temperatures and the increased electricity
PECO. The demand was also too great for Lincoln University’s two generators to
sufficient power to the campus.
Discussions have been held with the Department of General
(DGS). DGS has agreed that with the
on-going expansion of the campus, two additional generators are needed
provide sufficient power to the entire campus in the case of
PECO’s service. We will move forward to
secure and install the additional generators under current project
100 Graduate degree producers – DIVERSE Issues in
Higher Education’s report on the “Top 100 Graduate Degree
Producers” ranked Lincoln University No. 2 in graduating African
American Master’s in Public Administration and Social Service
Professions, and No. 51 in graduating African American Master’s in all
- America’s Best Black Colleges
– US News and World Report has ranked Lincoln University 27 again this
year among the HBCUs.
in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) – The Athletic Director and
Director of Institutional Research have been given responsibility for
completing the annual EADA Survey.
Study Areas – Three classrooms on the first floor in Dickey Hall
will be available around the clock for students to use for studying. The specific classrooms will be designated and
the student body informed of their availability.
DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Staff is currently working on
school brochures for recruiting purposes.
The drafts will be presented to the Deans for review and input.
The All University Convocation is
scheduled for Thursday, September 10th @ 4:00 PM.
Dean Willis requested access
cards for the Graduate
Center to cut down
waste in the computer lab.
Deans Chikwem and Thomas provided
updates on activities in their respective schools.
Nelson stipulated that all overtime must be approved by the Deans
following draft Lincoln
distributed for review and will be discussed at the next meeting of the
Management and Evaluation
Requisitioning, Recruitment and Selection
Wellness Committee was commended on the successful health and wellness
held for employees on Friday, August 21st.
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
H1N1 Flu – With the government predicting a resurgence
of a new
form of the H1N1 flu, steps are being taken in an effort to reduce the
spread of the flu virus. SAEM
administrators are currently attending a conference regarding the H1N1
are expected to report on actions suggested by conference conveners. In the meantime, hand sanitizer has been
placed in strategic locations around the campus.
The administration has designated
a quarantine area and is working on identifying additional space that
used to accommodate any students having the flu symptoms.
Fall 2009 Enrollment (As of
August 24, 2009):
Vice President Briggs reported that 570
are currently on the campus. The total
housing capacity of 1790 is expected to be reached as there is
waiting list for housing.
Dean Willis indicated that 399 graduate
have registered thus far for the masters programs.
There being no further
business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:30 p.m.
President's Information Exchange.
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