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Lincoln University Launches New Strategic Plan
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Lincoln University Launches New Strategic Plan

Lincoln University Launches New Strategic Plan LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – Lincoln University announces its new strategic plan, “Reimagining the Legacy: Learn. Liberate. Lead.” The plan, which has been approved by the Board of Trustees, calls for a focus on student success through reinvestment in the University’s roots as a liberal arts institution. The plan includes six key areas: the University’s history, the mission & vision, strategic themes, the planning process, the planning context, and strategic opportunities. “Together, as we implement this plan, we will fortify Lincoln University’s distinctive niche in the world of liberal arts institutions and will garner the resources needed to achieve our educational goals,” said President Brenda A. Allen. The plan conta...
New Interim Public Safety Director
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New Interim Public Safety Director

For Release:  Immediately Date:  August 6, 2018                                                                   Contact: Shelley Mix Director, Office of Communications & Public Relations 484-365-7499 smix@lincoln.edu Lincoln University Names Whitehead Interim Public Safety Director  LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – Experienced law enforcement professional Johnny C. Whitehead has been appointed interim director of Lincoln University’s Department of Public Safety effective August 6. “We are excited to welcome Mr. Whitehead to our student success team at Lincoln University,” said President Brenda A. Allen. “His credentials and background in law enforcement are commendable as is his own deep commitment to empowering students to achieve their full potential.  I am...
New Vice President for Student Success Named 
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New Vice President for Student Success Named 

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – Experienced administrator Dr. Lenetta R. Lee has been appointed as the new dean of the college and vice president for student success, President Brenda A. Allen announced.Lee, currently dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs, was promoted to this position in March. The appointment is effective July 1. “This new position will play a pivotal role in directing efforts to move us toward achieving our vision of becoming a national model for liberal arts education,” said President Allen. “Dr. Lee’s experience as a faculty member and senior administrator will be important as she collaborates with academic affairs and other units to facilitate student success.” The senior leadership position is new at the...
New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football
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New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football

By Ryan Wilcox   During the 2017 spring semester, Lincoln University appointed Reginald Byarse Jr as the new interim head football coach for the LU Lions football team. At just 29 years old, Coach Byarse currently stands as the youngest coach in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division. A 2011 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Byarse holds a B.S. in Sports administration. During his time as a student, he served as a volunteer coach through the Bearcat football program for two seasons, and also as an organizer for the “A Road to Follow” program for at risk youth.  The Cleveland born footballer also acquired much coaching experience as he worked at several high schools, including Lusher High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Though this is Byarse’s f...
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Installation of President Allen to be on October 20th 2017

For Release:  Immediately Date:  October 6, 2017 Media Advisory   Contact: Maureen O. Stokes Email: mstokes@lincoln.edu Office: 484-365-7250 Mobile: 484-667-1315   Event: The installation of Brenda A. Allen, Ph.D., as the 14th president of Lincoln University will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 20. Delegates from U.S. universities will join LU faculty, trustees and members of the University community in procession at this formal academic ceremony. In addition to President Allen’s inaugural address, the event will include remarks by guest speaker Donald Reaves, Ph.D., a retired higher education professional of more than 35 years that began in the classroom and concluded after serving as Chancellor of Winston Salem State University in Winston-Salem...
MEET OUR PRESIDENT!!
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MEET OUR PRESIDENT!!

“Students are the reason I’m here and the only reason I’m here” By: Sandra Glover Dr. Brenda Allen’ 81 serves as the 14th president of Lincoln University, in this recent interview she discussed her excitement for the incoming freshman class as well as how she found her love for higher education. In this interview she mentions how she will implement an open door policy for students to voice  opinions and concerns of the university. In closing, Dr. Allen plans to change dynamic of the student body and to provide academic support. https://youtu.be/9Rpv8dFSkzY Above: Dr. Allen thoughts on the freshman class and how the faculty to student ratio increase. https://youtu.be/fJjT2F-GuaE Above: Dr. Allen journey on finding her love for higher education through research that stared ...
NEW ACTING PRESIDENT PENS LETTER TO LINCOLN COMMUNITY
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NEW ACTING PRESIDENT PENS LETTER TO LINCOLN COMMUNITY

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.--Newly appointed Acting President, Valerie Harrison, released a letter to The Lincoln University community yesterday, after the resignation of former president, Robert R. Jennings. In her letter published on the University's blog, cubstolions.com, Harrison expressed her "uncompromising commitment to the University, and to advancing its great legacy." According to Harrison's letter, Harrison is set to have meetings with students and members of the Lincoln community in days to come. She also appointed the University's Vice President of Student Affairs, Juliana Mosley, to lead a task force in sexual misconduct, that will consist of faculty, students, and staff, stating that the University "[takes] the issue of sexual misconduct seriously and have done signifi...
UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT RESIGNS AFTER MAKING HEADLINES WITH REMARKS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT
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UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT RESIGNS AFTER MAKING HEADLINES WITH REMARKS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.--Yesterday, The Lincoln University's 13th President, Robert R. Jennings, resigned after making national headlines for his remarks regarding false rape allegations during a September university convocation. Jennings' resignation was announced via email to the University's constituents, with a letter from the university's board of trustees chairwoman, Kimberly Lloyd. Lloyd's letter stated: "This morning, the Lincoln University Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of President Dr. Robert R. Jennings.The Board of Trustees is committed to the University’s stakeholders and to advancing Lincoln’s great legacy. Toward that end, the Board plans to strengthen engagement with all members of our community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and pa...
STUDENTS RALLY OUTSIDE OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING IN SILENT PROTEST
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STUDENTS RALLY OUTSIDE OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING IN SILENT PROTEST

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.—On Saturday, Nov. 15, Lincoln University students held a silent protest outside of the university’s Board of Trustees Meeting held in the University’s International Cultural Center. Over 50 students gathered early Saturday morning outside of the trustees meeting, after the meeting room reached capacity, with posters stating “Our Voice Doesn’t Matter,” using the hashtag #UnSilenceOurVoice, in retaliation to the recent headlines circulating of the university’s president, Robert R. Jennings, and the recent faculty Vote of No-Confidence in Jennings. During the opening statements of the meeting, the board released a statement of support, stating that it collectively agreed to remain in support of Jennings, and had applauded him for his accomplishments in bringing t...