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President Pescovitz and BOT Chair Robert Schostak during Mondays Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb. 7 BOT meeting: New projects, distinguished professors, university advancement update

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 8, 2022

After being virtual for the beginning of the semester, the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the first time this year to discuss two new construction budgets, two new distinguished professors,...

The Wilson Hall expansion and renovation has been underway for several months now. The $21.5 million project features new luxury accommodations for President Pescovitz and her cabinet.

Administration answers questions about campus construction projects

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor November 8, 2021

The Post sent questions regarding the ongoing campus construction projects to administrators on Oct. 21. The questions were about the general funding of construction projects in South Foundation Hall,...

The Wilson Hall expansion and renovation has been underway for several months now. The $21.5 million project features new luxury accommodations for President Pescovitz and her cabinet.

Letter from the editor: Administrators won’t talk to us about campus construction projects

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021

For six weeks now, The Post has been trying to research and report stories about ongoing campus construction projects. To this point, not a single administrator has followed through with our requests for...

This the a projection of what South Foundation Hall will look like in 2023 from Stantec. The building will be increasing its size by 59%.

South Foundation renovation and addition project underway

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 17, 2021

Update: As of Sept. 23, 2021, the renovation doesn't seem to have begun. To the naked eye, there is no construction or hints that the addition will begin soon. The doors to the building are locked. A...

Ground broken on Southern Student Housing Complex

Sarah Lawrence, staff reporter June 19, 2016

In response to the significant increase in demand for on-campus housing following the rapid occupation of Oak View Hall in fall 2015, as well as the increase in demand for rooms during the 2016-17 school...

Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, June 6.

BOT increases tuition, sets finances for coming fiscal year

The Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 3.95 percent, a budget for fiscal year 2017 and a campus master plan at their meeting on June 6.The tuition increase is under the proposed state cap...

The anticipated layout of the new track facility. It was unclear as of July 1 whether the track and field will be ready for the fall 2014 semester, although a source from Oakland University administration remained optimistic that the facility would be ready. 

Oakland University on track in athletic construction

By Jackson Gilbert July 1, 2014

Among the many construction projects taking place this summer on Oakland University’s campus, the outline of the future track and field facility is taking shape.The $7.8 million facility will accommodate...

Construction continues on OU campus

By Jessie DiBattista April 29, 2014

Tickets and rubble fill the parking lots, noisy machines and tools are heard around campus. "Warning" and "keep out" signs are found around every corner, all bundled up into a fast-growing university.OU's...

Bricks, glass and cement: spring brings results of campus construction

Bricks, glass and cement: spring brings results of campus construction

By Editors March 19, 2014

Spring is on its way, and with it comes the sun, rain and melting snow. Oakland’s campus is already covered in mud and the promise of warmth, and more specifically the promise of finished projects.According...

Predator vs. parking spots

By Scott Wolchek September 24, 2013

To stalk or not to stalk? For students and faculty, that is the question.If you’ve been in any campus parking lot, you may have noticed the “parking prowlers” of Oakland University.These mobile predators...

Parking problems? Please

By Editors August 28, 2013

Parking at OU can be a painful experience. In the poll from our previous issue, 75 percent of our respondents said this year will be a bad year for campus parking. Another 10.7 percent said they’d even...

OU prepped for return of students amid construction

By Kevin Graham August 25, 2013

University administrators are prepping students for parking changes due to construction. An email sent to all students this week advised to plan ahead in getting ready for their commute. Temporary gravel...

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