October 23, 2007
Vail Hall Board
President Ivory V. Nelson,
President William B. Bynum,
President Michael B. Hill,
President Howard E. Merlin,
President Grant D. Venerable and Ms. Diane
M. Brown. Attending
for portion of meeting: Mr. John Thompson
Minutes of October 16, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
Mr. Thompson provided an update on the following building
Site work for the generator is
begin today. Generators are several
The new make up date for the Student
Building is now February 10, 2008.
Expect to see activity on the new
building November 5, 2007. An official
will be planned for Nov. 17, 2007.
Activity on International Cultural
Heat and internal water is back on
gymnasium. HVAC is 10 weeks out.
Chapel railing is scheduled to be
The new electronic billboard should
prior to November 17, 2007.
Bumpouts to the Living Learning
Center should be
Two workers have been dedicated to
The roof leak in Cannon was thought
to have been
corrected, however, it has resurfaced.
Phone lines, computers and lab
equipment must be
installed in University Hall and Ware Center.
Inventory is being taken of
to outfit classrooms at 3020
Market Street Lincoln
Additional revisions must be made to the updated
“Administrative Time Keeping Policy/Procedures” and “Employment of
Nationals Policy” documents submitted for Cabinet review and approval.
Vice President Venerable reported that the revisions to the
Self Study Report are progressing and should be completed within the
couple of weeks.
Dr. Venerable has received confirmation from Middle States
that they have no stipulations which would prohibit Lincoln
University from offering a
enrollment program out of the Graduate Center
to high school
students. Vice Presidents Hill and
Venerable will entertain further discussions with the organization
such a program before a decision is reached.
President Nelson applauded the Academic Advising
Center for the
informative “Academic Advising Center Newsletter” published by the
The speakers for the Gary Michelson Executive Lecture Series
on Monday, October 22, 2007 were received well by the Lincoln University
community. Mr. Robert Morris and his
wife Valerie Morris spoke to several classes as well as to an assembly
Dickey Hall auditorium. Mr. Robert
Morris has established himself in the corporate arena as an
entrepreneur and as
an executive with several Fortune 500 companies. Mrs.
Valerie Morris is an Emmy award winning
journalist and former anchor on CNN with 35 years in the news industry.
Vice President Hill reported on incidents involving the Graduate Center information technology
occurred over the weekend. Given the
impact of these incidents on our graduate students, President Nelson
that the contract with our IT consultants located at the Graduate Center
be revised to enable them to handle such incidents should they occur in
Student Affairs and Enrollment
Homecoming events thus far have been very successful.
The marching band performed well at the Pep Rally
and is a big hit with the students.
Something new this Homecoming will be the intra-squad football
Vice President Bynum stated that the behavior of the
students during this semester has been excellent. He
indicated that there have been no major
student incidents that would reflect negatively on our student body.
Enrollment Data for fall 2007, as of October 23, 2007.
(Data provided by Fiscal Affairs)
Undergraduate Students Enrolled ……………………………..
students enrolled ………………………………………
There being no further business, President Nelson
adjourned the meeting at 12:30 p.m.
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
President's Information Exchange.
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