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To search or not to search: Examining the gray area

By Kristen Davis November 9, 2015

Note: This story is part of a package the Oakland Post has put together regarding the creation and hiring of a chief operating officer on Oct. 27. More information will be available in this week's print...

Oakland University President George Hynd discussed plans for the future with the Oakland Post staff last year. 

President Hynd set to address state House and Senate over tuition increase

By Rachel Williams September 18, 2015

Oakland University’s tuition increase this past summer has been a highly contested issue.  Next Thursday, President Hynd and Eastern Michigan University’s Interim President Kim Schaetzel will speak...

OUSC holds first meeting of the semester, discusses student tax break

By Andrew Wernette September 9, 2014

The first Oakland University Student Congress meeting of the fall semester was held at 4 p.m. in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center Monday, Sept. 8.Student Body President Annie Meinberg and Vice President...

Aspire to Rise: OU redefines its brand

By Jessie DiBattista August 14, 2014

Hundreds of graduated high school seniors enroll at Oakland University each year to begin their college education and experience. New classes and exciting clubs await these incoming freshmen, who will...

On Wednesday, July 9 at a special Board of Trustees formal session, George W. Hynd, currently provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, was named OUs next president. The session, held in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center at 10 a.m., allowed the press and OU community to meet the new president.

George W. Hynd named OU’s next president

Photo by Jackson Gilbert July 9, 2014

On Wednesday, July 9 at a special Board of Trustees formal session, George W. Hynd, currently provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, was named OU's next president. The session, held in...

On Wednesday, July 9 at a special Board of Trustees formal session, George W. Hynd, currently provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, was named OUs next president. The session, held in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center at 10 a.m., allowed the press and OU community to meet the new president.

George W. Hynd appointed next president of Oakland University

By Ali DeRees July 9, 2014

The Oakland University Board of Trustees appointed George W. Hynd as the next president of Oakland University at a special formal board session on Wednesday, July 9.Hynd said he received a call on July...

Kramer announced in an email to faculty on Monday, June 2 that because of the candidates desire to maintain confidentiality... extensive open campus forums will not be part of the ongoing process.He later announced on June 12 that there would be open forums with each candidate, although the details of these forums have not yet been shared.

Michael Kramer, Chairman of the OU Board of Trustees

Oakland.edu June 11, 2014

Kramer announced in an email to faculty on Monday, June 2 that "because of the candidates' desire to maintain confidentiality... extensive open campus forums will not be part of the ongoing process."He...

Kramer announced in an email to faculty on Monday, June 2 that because of the candidates desire to maintain confidentiality... extensive open campus forums will not be part of the ongoing process.He later announced on June 12 that there would be open forums with each candidate, although the details of these forums have not yet been shared.

Presidential search a mystery for now

Sam Schlenner June 11, 2014

***Update: At 4:36 p.m on June 12, Kramer announced there would be open forums for each candidate with faculty, staff, and students, although the dates of these forums have not yet been shared.***Oakland...

New president: Closed searches perfectly legal

By Ali DeRees June 10, 2014

The Oakland University Board of Trustees is currently in the midst of a search for the university’s next president. The appointed search committee has made few details public and that’s perfectly legal....

Student liaison board searching for new members to speak for students

By Kaylee Kean March 11, 2014

The Oakland University Board of Trustees is currently accepting applications, due March 31, for the 2014-2015 student liaison. Two liaisons will be chosen and will serve for two years, according to the...

Student Focus Group invites students to discuss future planning and goals of Oakland Uiversity

By Kaylee Kean March 5, 2014

Oakland University held a Student Focus Group Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Elliott Hall Auditorium to allow students to help shape future university planning strategies and goals.The discussion was...

Q&A with Beckie Francis:  ‘It is time to set  the record straight’

Q&A with Beckie Francis: ‘It is time to set the record straight’

By Scott Wolchek January 8, 2014

After months of silence, former women’s basketball coach, Beckie Francis, has decided it’s time to speak up about her June 2013 dismissal.  The Oakland Post sent Francis a series of questions in late...

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