December 4, 2007
Vail Hall Board
President Ivory V. Nelson,
President Michael B. Hill,
President Howard E. Merlin,
President Grant D. Venerable, Dean Jerryl Briggs for Vice President William B. Bynum, and Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Minutes of November 28, 2007 Cabinet meeting were approved.
PHEAA public service
PHEAA has announced that it is taking the following steps to
make certain that existing public service commitments for the 2007-08
year are met:
PHEAA’s funding for the PA State Grant
supplement to $35 million
Advancement Grant for Education (WAGE)
for adult students will not be funded for 2008-09
No new recipients will be selected
Academic Excellence Scholarship Program (renewal students will continue
Will not be contribution $2.45
million to the
New Economy technology Scholarship (NETS) Program (current anticipated
projected to be sufficient to support all eligible students.
Loan forgiveness programs will
continue to be
funded, including the Armed Forces Loan Forgiveness Program
Higher Education Act
The Depart of Education approved Lincoln University’s
application to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act
through September 30, 2011.
Several persons have applied for the position of Registrar
vacated by Mr. Simington. A search
committee has been appointed and is meeting.
Mr. Gary Clarke will be appointed Interim Registrar until the
Vice President Venerable informed the Cabinet that each of
the three schools has expressed a desire to publish its own journal. Cabinet discussed appropriate guidelines for
the journals including establishing an advisory board for each
requirement that articles be peer-reviewed, and not allowing the use of
journal articles to satisfy requirements for tenure relating to
Street Update 11/26/07
Overall project is on schedule. Moving
company has dropped off boxes for
faculty to pack up personal belongings and office items.
The move to the 3rd & 4th
floors is scheduled to begin December 10th.
is prepared to be off the first floor by December 15, 2007.
The Department of General Services is moving forward with
the awarding of the contracts for the new International Cultural
Center. Inasmuch as the bid came in substantially
below the current available funding of $20,972,305, Lincoln University
personnel are working with DGS, the architect and contractors to
Master List of changes to upgrade certain areas/components of the
Oxford Area Transit Service
Mr. John Stephenson, a citizen of Oxford,
is working with local, regional and state entities in an effort to
railway that would provide service through Nottingham, Oxford,
Lincoln University and points east. Mr. Stephenson is seeking the support of
local organizations in this effort to provide a public transportation
for this region.
Student Affairs and
Spring 2008 Admission statistics as of December 3, 2007.
# Undergraduate applicants Spring 2008 ……………………
# Undergraduate applicants Spring 2007 ……………………
# Undergraduates admitted Spring 2008 ……………………
# Undergraduates admitted Spring 2007 ……………………
# Deposits Paid Spring 2008 ………………………………
# Deposits Paid Spring 2007 ………………………………
Effective January 1, 2008, the mileage reimbursement rate
paid by Lincoln
employees for the approved
use of their personal vehicles for business purposes will be 50.5 cents
mile. This is the rate approved by the
Internal Revenue Service to be paid to employees in lieu of reimbursing
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned
the meeting at 11:30 a.m.
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