October 16, 2007
Vail Hall Board
President Ivory V. Nelson,
President William B. Bynum,
President Michael B. Hill,
President Howard E. Merlin,
President Grant D. Venerable,
John O. Chikwem, Dean Judith A.W. Thomas and Ms. Diane M. Brown. Attending for portion of meeting: Dean
Gladys J. Willis
Minutes of October 9, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
Center – The Pre-bid
the ICC was held on October 10, 2007 at Lincoln University. The pre-bid was not well attended and it was
noted that the architect of record was not at the meeting.
A 6 page bulletin on the project has already been
issued with more to follow after the pre-mid meeting.
Student Union –
The new schedule indicates a late January completion date.
– Work is continuing as scheduled. Lincoln University is making plans to be
from the first floor to its permanent space by December 15, 2007, as
by the contractor.
Student Aid Study
Lincoln University has been
earmarked to participate in the 2008 National Postsecondary Student Aid
(NPSAS:08). The purpose of the study is
to gather information from students and institutions on how students
their education beyond high school.
Dean Chikwem provided
statistics relating to the passing rate of students enrolled in the
remedial courses and will engage the faculty in further discussion
this matter. He raised the question of
whether the remedial courses are fulfilling their purpose at Lincoln University.
Student Affairs and Enrollment
Enrollment - A
total of 17 students will be administratively withdrawn from classes
due to their
inability to achieve financial clearance.
Twenty of Lincoln University’s male students are currently
mentors to 20 South Brandywine males. The mentoring program, which is sponsored by
the Minority Male Health Program at Lincoln,
has been very successful.
There being no further business, President Nelson
adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
President's Information Exchange.
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