President’s Cabinet Meeting
October 3, 2005
9:00 a.m.

Minutes

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President William B. Bynum, Vice President Michael B. Hill and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  

October 3, 2005 Cabinet meeting minutes were approved.

Development and External Relations
Annual Giving
Vice President Hill shared with the Cabinet, his 2006 Contributions Analysis and Plan Summary.   

Lincoln Legacy Awards Program
All plans are in place for the 3rd Annual Lincoln Legacy Awards Program, Friday, October 21, 2005 in Philadelphia.  Several corporate sponsors have been secured for the event.

Honors Convocation
The Cabinet agreed it would be best to move the date of The Lincoln University Honors Convocation to Thursday, November 3, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m.

Fiscal Affairs
New Employee to join fiscal staff
Ms. Danielle Jones has been extended a contract letter to join the fiscal office staff in the position of Manager of Business Systems.  As such, she will head the bursar and computer implementation operations.

Lincoln University Bowling Center
President Nelson authorized physical plant to move forward and look into the cost of repairing/replacing the existing bowling equipment.  It was agreed that this facility is essential to the quality of life for our students.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
A review of outstanding student balances showed that approximately 120 students owe $5,000 or more on their accounts.  After a further review of outstanding loan/grant awards not yet attributed, students still owing balances of $5,000 or more will be given notice that they must cease from attending classes and vacate their residence.

Admission Statistics for Fall 2005 (as of September 29, 2005)
·    New undergraduate students registered with credits                  679
·    Returning undergraduate students registered with credits         1036
·    Graduate students registered with credits                                  563
            TOTAL                                                                         2,278

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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