President’s Cabinet Meeting
September 26, 2005
9:00 a.m.

Minutes

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Michael B. Hill and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Attending for portion of meeting: Mr. John Thompson

September 19, 2005 Cabinet meeting minutes were approved.

Physical Plant Update
Phase II – New Residence Hall
A March 2006 target date has been projected for completion of Phase II of the new residence hall.  This date meets the requirements of the University.

Housekeeping Staff Work Schedule
There has been discussion around moving all Housekeeping staff to the day shift after the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Cabinet approved the change and authorized the Director of Physical Plant to determine the best way to make the switch while providing necessary coverage for all buildings.

Repairs to Dickey Hall computer room
Cabinet authorized the purchase of a 5-ton portable unit to provide cool air to this computer room.  Physical Plant will contact vendors to ascertain cost and availability of a unit.

Interdisciplinary Cultural Arts Proposed Major
Lincoln University has completed a draft for The Interdisciplinary Cultural Arts Proposed Major, which will be jointly supported by Lincoln University and The Barnes Foundation.  The draft will be discussed with Barnes Foundation personnel in the coming week.

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Policy
The AED Policy has been reviewed and approved by the University’s Risk Management officer and will be implemented immediately.  At least three AED’s will be available, two on the main campus and one at the Graduate Center in Philadelphia.  Only Public Safety Officers, University Nurses, and others who have been trained/certified in the potential life saving use of such medical equipment will be authorized users.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Admission Statistics for Fall 2005 (as of September 26, 2005)
·    New undergraduate students registered with credits                  679
·    Returning undergraduate students registered with credits         1038
·    Graduate students registered with credits                                  563

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:00 Noon


Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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