President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, October 14,
Vail Hall Board Room
Ivory V. Nelson, Vice
Michael B. Hill, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President William B. Bynum, Dr. Debbie Bullock for
President Howard E. Merlin, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Cabinet minutes of October 7,
2008 were approved.
President Nelson participated in
the inauguration ceremony for Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital, President of
University, on Friday, October 10th.
Information from the Commonfund
and Moody’s Investors Service was distributed for information.
The additional funds requested for
furniture and equipment for Wright Hall and Langston Hughes Library
yet been released by the Budget Office.
President Nelson requested a
progress report on the University’s retention efforts.
The report should include the objective of
the program and statistics on the numbers and percentage of students
participating in the program. Vice
Bynum indicated that Professional and student tutors have been hired to
the University’s retention efforts.
Dr. Bullock distributed revised
copies of draft policies on “No Smoking and Tobacco Use,” “Substance
Prevention,” and “Confirmatory Testing for Substance Abuse.” Feedback on the draft Confirmatory Testing
for Substance Abuse policy will be sought from the Safety Committee and
leadership on campus prior to any action being taken.
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
Vice President Bynum reported
that furniture for the Student
offices has been put in place. The
offices of Financial Aid and Residence Life are scheduled to move into
space next week.
Enrollment numbers were not available. However,
Vice President Bynum reported that indicators
suggest that the final census for the Fall 2008 semester will probably
the largest student body in Lincoln University’s
An Open House is scheduled for
Friday, October 17, 2008 from 10 AM to 2 PM in the gymnasium.
There being no further business, President
Nelson adjourned the meeting at 12:15 p.m.
President's Information Exchange.
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