President’s Cabinet Meeting
October 1, 2001

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Edward L. McCusker, Vice President Saligrama C. SubbaRao, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Jr., Ms. Diane M. Brown

Physical Plant Update – Capital projects in progress:
 - Chapel Stained Glass Windows – two large arch windows will be removed Oct.2, 2001 for repair.  The windows will be temporarily replaced with plywood with Plexiglas cutouts to provide natural lighting as soon as possible.
 - Renovation of science labs – one of which will be on-line within the week
 - Cannon House – Structural repair bids received.  The spec is now out again.
 - Commonwealth Projects – DGS professionals have visited the campus several days to work on design for the $29.3 million projects(Master plan contract has not been awarded to date.)

Title III Five-Year Plan – The next Title III five-year plan should include a proposal for moving all financial, payroll, human resource, development and SIS (Admissions & Registrar) programs to a UNIX data base.

Senate Appropriations Committee – State Senator Robert Thompson, from West Chester, has been elected as Majority Chairman of the State Senate Appropriations Committee.


Academic Affairs
Departmental details of the University Catalogue can now be accessed internally on the University’s web site.

Fiscal Affairs
The University will support the attendance of representatives at the Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute’s 11th Annual Conference and Dinner, November 19, 2001.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM)
A committee of a total of seven faculty and administrators will be organized to make determinations concerning scholarship awards. Lincoln University scholarship dollars in the amount of $800,000 were awarded to incoming students in fall 2001. The University Scholarship budget for incoming students has again been set at $800,000 for fall 2002.

As of September 28, 2001:
Undergraduate FTE =  1431
Graduate FTE =            429
Total FTE                    1860

# of undergraduates not cleared = 46

The FTE number will change depending on the final number of students who are able to clear financially.

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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