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OUSC brings Florida trip petition to President Hynd

Grace Turner, Managing Editor August 30, 2016

Oakland University Student Congress (OUSC) brought a petition against February’s Board of Trustees retreat and Winter College to OU President George Hynd. Zack Thomas, OUSC president, and Anders...

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

Hynd discusses tuition

Grace Turner March 15, 2016

OU President George Hynd met with Oakland Post and WXOU employees on Tuesday, March 15 to discuss exactly how the 2015-16 tuition raise was used.The money from the 8.48 percent tuition increase generated...

The Real Deal: We need fighters

Ryan Fox March 7, 2016

On Monday, March 7th, COO Scott Kunselman will finally appear before Student Congress to answer questions from the legislature. As a part of that legislature, I’ve had a number of questions prepped for...

Angie Schmucker took over the job of vice president of development and alumni relations on March 1. Schmucker previously served as interim campaign director and director of annual and planned giving. 

New vice president of development and alumni relations named

Grace Turner February 29, 2016

President Hynd filled the vice president of development and alumni relations (VP-DAR) position on Feb. 26, according to OU’s Communications and Marketing Department.Angie Schmucker officially began her...

Letter to the editor: An open letter to President Hynd

Christopher Scicluna February 28, 2016

My name is Christopher Scicluna. I am an Oakland University transfer student. I am very concerned on where my future at Oakland University is going and what is happening to my tuition dollars.I transferred...

Editorial: Another week, another closed board of trustees meeting

Kristen Davis February 15, 2016

Oakland University administration has a history of acting in secrecy, and it appears that despite attempts from students, faculty and the community to convey to campus leaders that the lack of transparency...

OU board members and administrators hold meetings in Florida

Several Oakland University board of trustee members and top administrators went to Bonita Springs, Florida from Feb. 4 to 6 as part of Oakland University’s annual Winter College event. Six of the eight...

COO job outline

Grace Turner, life editor January 26, 2016

Scott Kunselman, COO, and the president's cabinet answer to President Hynd. These departments answer to Kunselman.Here's Kunselman's job summary, as stated by the university:Reporting directly to the President...

The newly hired COO, Scott Kunselman shared his job description and his plans to improve Oakland, three months after being hired. 

3 months later, COO job description released

Grace Turner January 24, 2016

Almost three months after being named chief operating officer (COO), Scott Kunselman has a job description.“The COO is responsible for the planning and day-to-day management of all financial, human resource...

Oakland University hosted its 24th annual Keeper of the Dream Award celebrations in the Oakland Center on Martin Luther King day. 

OU Students continue to honor Dr. King’s Vision

Alexus Bomar January 19, 2016

Oakland University and the Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) continues to honor student leaders who display Dr. King’s vision here on campus with the Keeper of the Dream Award (KOD) ceremony.On...

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...

Center of attention: The Elliott Tower stands tall on campus

By Jasmine French September 2, 2014

Every fifteen minutes, Oakland University's newest icon resonates across campus. Faculty, students and alumni will gather at Elliott Tower Friday, Sept. 19 at 3:30 p.m. for its grand opening. Nancy and...

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