President’s Cabinet Meeting
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
2:00 p.m.
 
 
MINUTES
 
ATTENDEES:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Interim Vice President Jerryl Briggs, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Grant D. Venerable and Ms. Diane M. Brown.  Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant was present for a portion of the meeting.
 
 
MINUTES
 
Cabinet minutes of October 20, 2009, were approved.
 
PHYSICAL PLANT BRIEFING
 
Mr. Thompson provided an update on the status of facilities projects.  The following items were discussed at a recent major construction meeting
·        Modified construction entrance (between University Hall and Ware Center) for access to Quad area
·        Signage for identifying capital projects in progress
·        Entrance at new dorm and science building
·        Projected groundbreaking in March 2010 for Wellness Center ($35 million), landscaping ($15 million), athletic fields ($15 million), Langston Hughes Memorial Library ($7 million), Wright Hall ($8 million) and Grim Hall ($6 million) projects
 
PRESIDENT
 
The University’s H1N1 “Preparedness Plan” was distributed to members of Cabinet.  Copies will be distributed to offices campus-wide.
 
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
 
Vice President Briggs was asked to bring recommended revisions to Lincoln’s scholarship requirements to the Cabinet for review.
 
Copies of the “Public Safety 2009-2010” brochure were distributed.

Student body headcount (As of 10.26.09)
                     Undergraduate:               2,025
                     Graduate:                          611
                               Total                    2,636
 
Spring 2010 Admissions Statistics (As of 10.26.09)
No. of applications received for spring 2009 ………………………………        264
No. of applications received for spring 2010 ………………………………        338
No. of applicants for spring 2010 with SAT scores over 900 ………...........          14
 
No. of students admitted for spring 2009 ………………………………….        110
No. of students admitted for spring 2010 ………………………………….          45
No. of students admitted for spring 2010 with SAT scores over 900 ............            9
 
No. of deposits paid for spring 2009 ………………………………………..         54
No. of deposits paid for spring 2010 ………………………………………..         16
No. of deposits paid for spring 2010 for students with SAT over 900 .............           5
   
ADJOURNMENT
 
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 3:55 p.m.

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