Minutes
President's Cabinet Meeting
December 10, 2002

Attendees: President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President Grant D. Venerable, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President William B. Bynum, Ms. Diane M. Brown (Mr. John Thompson, Director of Physical Plant, and Mr. Gerry Davis, Physical Plant Project Manager attended for discussion on Library and Dining Facility)

Minutes of the December 3, 2002 Cabinet Meeting were approved.

Library and Living-Learning Center Dining Hall Carpet for the Library was chosen. Initially, the basement and main floor of the Library will receive new carpet. Tile for the Living Learning Center Dining Hall was also selected from samples provided. The new floor will be installed during the Holiday break, providing the contractor is able to schedule the project during this time.

University Emergency weather announcements University weather delay/closing announcements may be found through the following venues:

1. Lincoln University's Emergency Hotline a. Call (610) 998-6099
2. Radio Station - KYW 1060am a. Broadcast Number 1197
3. Internet Sites - www.thewgalchannel.com and www.kyw1060.com
4. Television Stations:

a. KYW - TV3
b. WGAL - TV8

Board of Trustee Commonwealth Appointments

- Representative W. Curtis Thomasreappointed to a term expiring November 30, 2006
- Mr. Sherman F. Wooden - appointed to a term expiring August 31, 2004

Report of AD Hoc Core Curriculum Committee The Ad Hoc Core Curriculum Committee has submitted to the Vice President for Academic Affairs the proposed core curriculum for the University. The proposal includes reducing the current 49 credit requirement to 41 credit requirement. The Committee's proposal will allow Lincoln's students more opportunities for class selection, the taking of electives and the possibility of pursuing a minor and/or a double major. The standing Curriculum Committee will review the proposal before any further steps are taken to institutionalize the proposed changes.

Fiscal Affairs Preparations for the development of the 2003-2004 Operating Budget will be initiated this month. Department heads and directors will be asked to make proposed changes to their departmental budgets and return all updated budget information to their respective Vice President or Dean by February 15, 2003.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Admission Statistics for Spring 2003 as of December 6, 2002
# of Undergraduate applications received Spring 2003 445
# of Undergraduate applications received Spring 2002 510
# of Undergraduate students admitted Spring 2003. 111
# of Undergraduate students admitted Spring 2002.. 176
# of Graduate applications received Spring 2003 76
# of Graduate applications received Spring 2002 63

Admission Statistics for Fall 2003 as of December 6, 2002
# of Undergraduate applications received Fall 2003 964
# of Undergraduate applications received Fall 2002. 643
# of Undergraduate students admitted Fall 2003.. 99
# of Undergraduate students admitted Fall 2002. . 130
# of Graduate applications received Fall 2003 29
# of Graduate applications received Fall 2002 76

The Cabinet meeting was adjourned at 11:00 AM.  

Diane M. Brown
Assistant to the President



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