President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
9:00 a.m.
 
 
MINUTES
 
ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Mr. John Thompson was in attendance for a portion of the meeting.
 
MINUTES
 
September 2, 2009, Cabinet minutes were approved.
 
PHYSICAL PLANT BRIEFING
 
ICC – A preliminary Certificate of Occupancy inspection will be conducted Thursday, September 3rd.  We hope to have the Certificate of Occupancy in hand after the official inspection on September 15, 2009.
 
Science Building – A condensation leak has been detected and is in the process of being fixed.
 
Second Housekeeping Shift - Discussions are underway to implement a second shift for the housekeeping staff.
 
PRESIDENT
 
Results of the “Academic Reputation/Excellence Faculty Questionnaire 2009” were reviewed by members of the Cabinet.
 
The “Student Retention and Assessment September 2009 Update” for Mathematics, Reading, Writing and Oral Communications was also distributed and discussed.
 
FISCAL AFFAIRS
 
The draft “Campus Closings and Work Schedule Modifications" policy was reviewed.  Members of Cabinet raised questions which must be considered by the office of human resources before the policy can be adopted.
 
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
 
The 2009 Occupancy Report for the residence halls shows that our halls are at 99.78% occupancy with four (4) female spaces available as of September 4, 2009.
 
Student body headcount (As of 09.04.09)
                       Undergraduate:               2,081
                       Graduate:                          626
                                 Total                    2,707
 
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 10:45 a.m.

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