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New chief human resources officer position filled

Grace Turner, managing editor

June 7, 2016

Correction: This story originally stated that the Board of Trustees approved the chief human resources officer position at the meeting on June 6, 2016. The position was actually approved on February 22, 2016. The salary and be...

Designs for new residence hall approved at BOT meeting

Grace Turner, life editor

April 11, 2016

Designs for OU’s new residence hall were approved at Monday’s board of trustees (BOT) meeting, according to OU’s Communications and Marketing.Construction will begin for “Oakland University Housing No. 9,” (the tempor...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley

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 of government being honest with the me...

Board of Trustees meet to discuss renovations, approve bond

Rachel Williams

February 24, 2016

A $65 million housing complex and $40 million Oakland Center expansion project were approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees at its most recent meeting on Feb. 22.  The new residence hall will be located on the so...

Weeks later, some faculty still concerned over COO hiring

Grace Turner

December 17, 2015

Tension rose at Oakland University's Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting on Dec. 2 over the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) position.Barry Winkler, professor emeritus from biomedical sciences, voiced concerns about how Scott Kunselma...

Board of trustees approves contract between AAUP and OU adminstrators

By Grace Turner, life editor

November 15, 2015

Oakland University put a controversial issue to rest at the Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 22.The board approved the contract agreement between the faculty, represented by OU’s chapter of the American Association of Universit...

Russi receives almost a quarter of a million dollars in deferred compensation

By Jon Davis

August 12, 2013

The Board of Trustees unanimously approved to grant Dr. Russi $225,000 in deferred compensation on August 12th at the Board’s last meeting of the summer. The compensation was included in the Treasurer’s Report that Vice Presi...

Betty Youngblood leads OU in presidential search

By Brian Johnston

August 6, 2013

After Gary Russi’s announcement that he’d be stepping down as President of Oakland University, the Board of Trustees appointed Betty Youngblood as the university’s interim president.Youngblood grew up in the Macomb County area. ...

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