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OUWB addressing space concerns that impact accreditation

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

On March 21, 2022, The Oakland Post released a story regarding the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine’s accreditation issues. The Post met with Steve Collard — vice dean...

Course enrollment concerns pile up as we head into the summer.

OU faculty express concerns over course enrollment

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter April 13, 2022

With registration for the Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters underway, Oakland University's faculty has expressed concerns over problems surrounding enrollment and course cancellations for...

Professor Taras Oleksyk has asked OU’s administration to provide financial assistance for the universitys Ukranian students.

OU’s Ukrainian community ask administration for financial assistance

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor March 23, 2022

As the war between Russia and Ukraine rages on, the Ukrainian students and faculty of Oakland University have been pleading with OU’s administration for financial assistance.  Due to the extension...

The universitys bargaining team has responded to AAUP accusations of bad-faith bargaining during 2021s contract negotiations.

University responds to OU AAUP accusations of bad-faith bargaining

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

The university’s bargaining team has responded to last week’s accusations of bad-faith bargaining during 2021’s faculty contract negotiations, in which faculty provided evidence that they say proves...

Former Vice President for Finance and Administration John Beaghan.

Long time Vice President for Finance and Administration leaves university

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

Following a meeting with President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz late last Friday afternoon, Vice President for Finance and Administration John Beaghan is no longer with the university. Pescovitz gave The Post...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief March 13, 2016

Happy Sunshine Week folks. Each year, America devotes seven days to stressing the importance of transparency.Sunshine Week was established in 2005 and has one goal: To educate people on the importance...

Key administrator turnover during 2013-14 academic year, recapped

By Ali DeRees April 29, 2014

From retirement of a president to the appointment of a new Chief of Police, Oakland University has had many changes in its leaders in the past academic year.As the 2013-14 school year comes to a close,...

SEHS to the Max

By Kevin Graham September 10, 2013

Behind Interim Dean Bob Maxfield’s desk there are children’s books that might be found in the classrooms and libraries of most elementary school. He is a teacher.He talks about the strengths of the...

Former Athletics employee paid for silence concerning OU

Victoria Craw September 3, 2013

A former Oakland University Athletics employee said to have been paid to keep quiet.The employee signed an “Administrative Professional Release and Separation Agreement” after deciding to step down....

Students Make Their Way to Their New Home

Housing on campus is uncertain for some OU students

By Kevin Graham August 31, 2013

On a day when excited freshman and transfer students crowded Hamlin and Vandenberg Halls to begin the check-in process and move into their dorms for the coming year, Michael McCord waited anxiously for...

Mezzeo will be replacing Mohan Tanniru as Dean of the School of Business Administration

Taking care of business: Mazzeo joins OU as new business school dean

By Kevin Graham August 31, 2013

Wearing a blue blazer and yellow dress shirt, newly-appointed Dean of the School of Business Administration Michael Mazzeo jokes that he could never be seen in these colors at his former school.The colors...

OU officials address federal student loan controversy

By Jake Alsko August 30, 2013

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi asserted in his August 2013 story, “Ripping Off Young America: The College-Loan Scandal” that the United States government stands to make an estimated $184 billion over...

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