Tuesday, November 30

Campus Administration

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...
UNIVERSITY MAKES NATIONAL HEADLINES AFTER VIDEO OF ALL-FEMALE CONVOCATION IS RELEASED
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UNIVERSITY MAKES NATIONAL HEADLINES AFTER VIDEO OF ALL-FEMALE CONVOCATION IS RELEASED

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.—On Tuesday, Nov. 11, The Lincoln University made national news headlines, including local news coverage, after a video was released via YouTube of the university's president discussing how women should conduct themselves on campus. In September of this year, Robert R. Jennings, President of The Lincoln University, held an all-female convocation with its female faculty, staff and students, a tradition he’s continued since he began his term as university president in January of 2012. In the 4-minute clip of his alleged 20-plus-minute speech, issued under the YouTube account “Fire Jennings,” the 63-year-old president is heard advising female students to not put themselves “in a situation that would cause [them] to be trying to explain something that really...
THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CHOOSES MOSLEY TO LEAD STUDENT AFFAIRS
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THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CHOOSES MOSLEY TO LEAD STUDENT AFFAIRS

OFFICIALLY PUBLISHED BY THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY'S BLOG CUBSTOLIONS.COM LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Dr. Juliana M. Mosley has been named vice president for student affairs at The Lincoln University, President Dr. Robert R. Jennings announced. Most recently, Mosley served as vice president for student affairs at Edward Waters College, a private, historically Black institution in Jacksonville, Florida, where she was responsible for creating programs and services that contributed to student development, including: career services, residence life, Greek life, student government and new student orientation, among others. The division had 30 employees and a budget of more than $1.4 million. In his announcement, Jennings noted her extensive experience in senior student affairs leadership posi...
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF THE DANJUMA AFRICAN ART CENTER
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LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF THE DANJUMA AFRICAN ART CENTER

By Nicole Webb LINCOLN UNIVERSITY-Saturday, April 12, The Lincoln University celebrated the grand opening of the Danjuma African Art Center featuring the Nigerian General, himself, Theophilus Danjuma. The opening of the Danjuma African Art Center comes as an initiative of the university to continue to connect the institution’s history and culture with the African heritage and culture. The art museum was named after Danjuma for his monetary sponsorship and support in the development of the museum. According to the university’s blog, cubstolions.com, the museum’s art collection features lithographs, collographs, and relief prints from artists representing Nigeria, Cuba, Senegal, and South Africa. The museum also features sculptures, masks, vases, totems, pottery and jewelry from Nig...
Public Safety Precautions For Free Concert
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Public Safety Precautions For Free Concert

Public Safety Safety Precautions By Asia A. Black Due to Spring Fling’s concert at The Lincoln University being free, public safety is still taking a similar approach to the normal way of protecting the university. Captain James Connor, public safety official at The Lincoln University stated that outdoor concerts are actually less difficult to control than indoor concerts. “I don’t really know why that is, but they tend to be less trouble,” he said. Grammy award nominee Fabulous will be coming to preform on April 5 at 7 p.m. Not only are students on this campus excited for the free concert, other students on other campuses are as well. According to social media, the concert and after party appear to be the most promoted events within the whole Spring Fling roster. Nonres...
SGA Candidates:  In Their Own Words
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SGA Candidates: In Their Own Words

By Jocelyn Haslon The following is a set of questions answered and submitted by the 2014 candidates for Student Government Association. Aside from formatting changes, the content of their answers has not been altered. Read and assess who your choice should be for the next generation of Lincoln's student leadership. Christian Darius Alexander Computer Science President Slogan The right person, for the right reasons!!!  I am a man of many solutions and wish to use all my efforts and knowledge to : Platform Initiatives Serve the student body and its concerns. Beautifying the campus. Increase student population. Unify the faculty, staff, administration and students to create a more respected atmosphere amongst the campus. Raise the amount of male...
LU Names New Athletic Director
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LU Names New Athletic Director

By Nigel Broadnax After months without a permanent athletic director, The Lincoln University has hired Darryl Pope to fill the role. Pope is currently the Director of Athletics and Physical Activity at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL. He has about 18 years of experience working in positions with the athletic departments of numerous colleges. Some of them include Kennesaw State University, Oglethorpe University, Oglethorpe University, Temple University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He also formally worked with the NCAA monitoring Division I schools making sure that they adhered to the rules. He was hired after by President Robert Jennings after a recommendation by the Athletic Director's search committee, made up of various Lincoln personnel. “We...
LU Begins Search for Athletic Director
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LU Begins Search for Athletic Director

By Nicole Webb Starting this month, The Lincoln University will begin its search for a new Athletic Director after the departure of its previous Athletic Director, Diantha Ford-Kee (photograph shown above). The university’s Athletic Department has put together a search committee to find a replacement for Ford-Kee and will begin meeting shortly. “The search committee [will be] made up of myself, Winnie Washington,  (the) current SGA president, and two representatives of the Student Athletic Advisory,” said Dr. F. Carl Walton, standing Interim Director of Athletics. In addition,. Dana Flint, the faculty athletics representative, will also be interviewing candidates for the search. “We are currently in the process of interviewing candidates and hope to have a successful sea...
Parking at LU more readily available for faculty
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Parking at LU more readily available for faculty

By Asia Renee There are a total of 277 parking spaces for faculty and 448 for students. With these spaces come strict parking rules, but are they always fair? Faculty and staff have easy access to their designated area whereas students have to walk far distances to their residence hall. Director of Public Safety, Chief Larry Woods, explained the reason for the parking spot regulations. “Most students park their vehicles and do not move them for weeks.  Some students are commuters, who come to the university on a daily basis,” said Woods. Some students like student La’ Shawnda Rauch, psychology major, think it is unfair that the Thurgood Marshall Living Learning Center lot has been given to faculty and staff. “I live in LLC and now I have to either park by Hansberry Ha...
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Trustee Board Meeting: Not what people expected

By Asia Renee and Lorel Durant Friday's meeting of Lincoln University's Board of Trustees left many members of the campus community feeling frustrated. The meeting, which was held in the board room of the International Cultural Center, addressed a number of topics, including enrollment numbers, planning and development, education policies and several other issues. While the meeting addressed or highlighted several issues in detail -- notably the formal recognition of Lincoln's new nursing program, which will begin in the Fall -- the board and President Robert Jennings did not give significant time to address the primary reason the room was overflowed with more than 100 people. Jennings addressed for only two minutes his plans to outsource Physical Plant labor. Individuals wishing to...