President's Cabinet Meeting
November 18, 2003
2:30 PM

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President William B. Bynum and Ms. Diane M. Brown

The Cabinet approved the minutes of the November 10, 2003 meeting.

Developments regarding Faculty Contract Negotiations/Strike
The Lincoln University Faculty rejected Lincoln University’s November 12, 2003 mediation proposal, which included a 28.5% wage increase over the next 4 years.  Faculty members were on the picket line beginning Tuesday, November 18, 2003.

Lincoln University has received inquiries concerning the faculty negotiations from the following news media:
             Associated Press                            NBC 10
             CBS 3 TV                                     Philadelphia Inquirer
             Chronicle of Higher Education        Philadelphia Tribune
             Daily Local News                          WCOJ AM
             KYW Radio                                  WPVI-Channel 6
             Fox 29 TV

Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC)
Lincoln University students will participate in a campus tournament in order to be eligible to compete in the HCASC in Orlando, FL, March 25-29-2004.

HB 1634 Capital Budget Bill
The Capital Budget Bill containing Lincoln's capital items will come before the Senate Appropriations Committee for passage in mid-December.

The Cabinet meeting was adjourned at 3:30 PM.

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President

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