President’s Cabinet Meeting

December 12, 2006

9:00 a.m.

Vail Hall Board Room

Minutes

Attendees:  President Ivory V. Nelson, Vice President Howard E. Merlin, Vice President Michael B. Hill, Vice President William B. Bynum, Dean Gladys J. Willis for Vice President Grant D. Venerable, and Ms. Diane M. Brown. Attending for portion of meeting:  Dr. Renford A.B. Brevett and Mr. John Thompson

Minutes

Draft Cabinet minutes of December 5, 2006 were approved with revisions.

Physical Plant Update

Mr. Thompson provided the following project update:

         The Roof project has been completed

         Work on University Hall is ahead of schedule

         Work on Ware Center is on schedule

         The relocation of offices from the Student Union Building (SUB) has begun.  The SUB will be off line as of December 18

         The camera security project is expected to be completed by January 31, 2007

         The wrought iron gate for the main entrance to campus has arrived and is scheduled for installation in the near future.  President Nelson indicated that he would like the gate to be fitted for hydraulic operation if possible

The proposed floor plan for the 6th floor of the Graduate Center submitted by UCI Architects, Inc. was reviewed and discussed. 

Title III

Dr. Brevett informed the Cabinet that Lincoln University’s new application for participation in the Title III program should be ready by February-March of 2007.  The current grant expires on September 30, 2007.

Fiscal Affairs

Vice President Merlin provided a review of the University’s fiscal activities for the five months ending November 30, 2006.  .

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Spring 2006 Enrollment Statistics as of December 8, 2006

# Undergraduates enrolled Spring 2006 ……………………   596

# Undergraduates enrolled Spring 2005 ……………………   383

 

# Undergraduates admitted Spring 2006 ……………………   110

# Undergraduates admitted Spring 2005 ……………………     74

 

# Deposits Paid Spring 2006 ………………………………     43

# Deposits Paid Spring 2005 ………………………………     23

 

There being no further business, President Nelson adjourned the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Diane M. Brown

Assistant to the President


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