President’s Cabinet Meeting
September 25, 2007
9:00 AM
Vail Hall Board Room
 
 
Minutes
 
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Dean Gladys J. Willis, Dean John O. Chikwem, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas and Ms. Diane M. Brown. 
 
Minutes
Minutes of September 18, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
 
Lincoln University’s Accreditation Review
Cabinet discussed the recent visit of Dr. Thelma Thompson, Chair of the Lincoln University Accreditation Review Team.  Revisions to the draft Self-Study Report must be completed prior to the Thanksgiving break so that the final document is ready for mailing in February 2008.  Steering Committee Chairs will meet again with their committees to discuss the nature of the changes that must be made to the Report. 
 
Academic Affairs
The Deans provided brief updates on happenings within their respective schools. 
 
Fiscal Affairs
A vote on the negotiated Maintenance and housekeeping contract will be held on October 4, 2007.
 
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
 
In an effort to ensure the most efficient and effective response in the case of a campus emergency, Vice President Bynum was asked to contact the State Police to ascertain their expectations of the University should an emergency situation arise on campus.  Discussions will be held with the State Police and the Lincoln University Chief of Police concerning the best method for shutting down the campus to all traffic should the situation warrant.
 
Vice President Bynum informed the group that a prohobition has been placed on fraternity and sorority “party walking” at campus dances.
 
Enrollment Data for fall 2007 (as of September 24, 2007 – provided by Fiscal Affairs)
 
Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled ……………………………..     1932
 
Total Graduate students enrolled ………………………………   …        537
 
                   Total Student Body                                                               2469
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
  
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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