President’s Cabinet Meeting
December 6, 2005
Attendees: President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President William
B. Bynum, Jr., Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Howard E. Merlin,
Mr. James Simington, Registrar for Vice President Grant D. Venerable, and
Ms. Diane M. Brown.
Minutes of November 29, 2005 Cabinet meeting were approved with necessary
President Nelson reported on his participation in the HBCU/ETS meeting in
Atlanta on the topic of admissions testing. ETS has been holding these
meetings with groups of HBCU presidents and testing executives on the topic
of African American input in student assessment tools.
President Nelson participated in a meeting concerning healthcare at institutions
of higher learning with an emphasis on implementing a wellness piece.
Lincoln University will participate as one of ten pilot schools for information
gathering on this topic.
Vice President Hill provided updates on:
· An upcoming proposal for the gaming industry involving
the University’s Center of Excellence in Business and Information Technology
· Continuing Education programs – Cabinet discussed
the registration process for these new programs. A policy regarding
CEU units must be drafted and put in place.
· KYW News Radio marketing opportunity for Lincoln
University during Black History Month
The Cabinet discussed the appropriate method of reporting endowment account
activity to account contributors. This matter is still under review.
Mr. Simington reported that 1198 students have pre-registered for the spring
semester. A total of 342 students have not completed the pre-registration
A letter regarding graduation policy/requirements will be included with the
mailing of student grades.
Vice President Bynum reported that the University will contract with Alden
& Associates as football consultants as we move forward in this area.
Admission Statistics for Spring 2006 as of December 5, 2005:
# Undergraduate applications received Spring 2005
# Undergraduate applications received Spring 2004
# Undergraduate students admitted Spring 2005
# Undergraduate students admitted Spring 2004
Updates to the Strategic Plan are due in the President’s Office after
the Christmas and New Year holidays.
There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at
Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President
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