President’s Cabinet Meeting
October 2, 2007
9:00 AM
Vail Hall Board Room
 
 
Minutes
 
Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Ms. Danielle Jones for Vice President Howard E. Merlin, and Ms. Diane M. Brown. 
 
Minutes
 
Minutes of September 25, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
 
Colleague Student Implementation Plan 2007-2008
 
Cabinet was presented with the COLLEAGUE STUDENT Implementation Plan 2007-2008, which includes a timeline, project structure, roles and responsibilities, issues, data cleanup and a list of questions/issues which have been raised during the implementation of the system.  The vice presidents have been charged with identifying and/or developing policies to address the questions so that the process for the implementation of the Colleague Student information system can move forward. 
 
3020 Market Street Graduate Center
 
President Nelson reiterated that Lincoln University needs to vacate the 1st floor no later than December 15, 2007.  Vice President Hill will coordinate the move with the directors of physical plant and information technology.
 
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
 
The university’s emergency response team is currently working to combine the “Emergency Response Manual” and the “Crisis Response Manual” into one document.  The Committee will meet again on October 4th.  The combined document will be presented to Cabinet at a meeting during the month of October. 
 
The emergency response plans will include notification through the use of cell phones.  A campus warning siren has been ordered for installation atop of the Langston Hughes Memorial Library.  A text message warning system is also to be a part of the emergency response plan.
 
The University has been informed that the Lincoln University Upward Bound program will be funded for four years at $470,699/year.  We anticipate receipt of official notification in the near future.
 
Vice President Bynum informed the group that the Police Union contract has not yet been ratified by the membership.
 
Enrollment Data for fall 2007 (as of October 1, 2007)
                   Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled ……………………………..     1917
 
                    Total Graduate students enrolled ……………………………………       537
 
                   Total Student Body                                             2454
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:00 p.m.
  
 
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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