Tuesday, October 7,
Vail Hall Board Room
Ivory V. Nelson, Vice
Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Grant
Venerable, Vice President William B. Bynum,
and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Cabinet minutes of September 30,
2008 were approved.
President Nelson complimented the
students for their behavior and performance both on and off the field
game between the Lions and Bowie State
on Saturday. He has received many positive
regarding the conduct of Lincoln’s
students and fans.
Economic Outlook – President Nelson stressed again the
of carefully managing spending during this critical time.
The state is projecting a possible $3 billion
tax shortfall which may affect Lincoln’s
Emergency Response Plan – The vice presidents were
asked to review
the current Emergency Response Plan in place for Lincoln University. A special meeting will be held to discuss
implementation of specific procedures and action plans in the event of
The Christian R. & Mary F.
Lindback Foundation is seeking proposals for its Minority Junior
Program. Vice President Venerable will
share the announcement with the faculty.
The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, February
Vice President Venerable will be
attending the MSCHE retreat on “Fostering a Campus Culture of
Cabinet discussed draft policy
statements on Substance Abuse Prevention and No Smoking and Tobacco Use. Comments offered at the meeting will be
reviewed with the Director of Human Resources before any possible
made to the policy statements. The
policies will be given further review and consideration prior to
Vice President Merlin presented
the FY09 Enrollment numbers as of October 3, 2008 (reported below in
SAEM). The enrollments are currently in
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
Homecoming activities have been
scheduled the week of October 12-19, 2008.
The University is expecting a larger than usual number of people
participate in this year’s activities. Additional
parking will be made available in
the Elkdale Road
Dr. Frank “Tick” Coleman was
recently featured on NBC10’s “Game Changers.”
Also appearing were members of the athletics staff and a student
athlete. The NBC10 feature is another
positive marketing piece for Lincoln University
coming as a
result of the new football program.
Vice President Bynum indicated
that a small number of students will be given notice that they must
the weekend. These students are being
administratively withdrawn due to balances owed on their student
Fall 2008 Enrollment (As
Undergraduate students enrolled:
Graduate students enrolled
There being no further business, President
Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.