President’s Cabinet Meeting
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
9:00 a.m.
 
 
MINUTES
 
ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Executive Vice President Michael B. Hill, Provost and Senior Vice President Dr. Grant D. Venerable, Assistant Vice President and Director of Assessment Dr. Harold Aubrey, Diane M. Brown.
 
PRESIDENT
 
2010-2011 Operating Budget – President Nelson asked VP Merlin to distribute the budgets to the heads of the divisions.
 
GPA-forgiveness programs – President Nelson shared and discussed an article that discussed the current national push to persuade former students to return to campus to complete their degrees.
 
PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FORACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS
 
MSCHE Small Team Visit – Discussion regarding the small team visit on September 24 was held.
 
FISCAL AFFAIRS
 
American Express Reconciliation – VP Howard Merlin stressed the importance of bringing all reconciliations up to date as soon as possible.  EVP Michael Hill will meet with the academic secretaries responsible for the AMEX reconciliation report to determine a way forward in order to bring all reports current
 
HBCU Capital Financing – HBCU Capital Financing representatives will be on campus Tuesday, September 14 to discuss financing of the new 600-bed residence hall.  Preparation/material needed for the September 14 meeting was discussed. 
 
Policies – The following administrative policies were approved:
         FA200 - Depreciation/Useful Lives
         FA100 – Capital Assets
         BU100 - Budgeting
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:00 a.m.

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