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The Oakland Center and South Foundation Hall with Elliott Tower in the distant background. The campus community members inhabiting these spaces will be impacted by current turnover happening in upper levels of the administration.

University denies The Post’s FOIA request concerning John Beaghan’s retirement

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2021

Oakland University has denied entirely The Post’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents pertaining to former Vice President for Finance and Administration John Beaghan’s Oct. 22 exit...

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...

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...

This is a projected overview of Varner Hall after the renovations. The design is still a work in progress though.

Varner Hall renovation, expansion unanimously approved for 2021

Emily Morris, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

Varner Hall will have its first major renovation in 2021, after the Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved the construction on Monday, Dec. 7.  “The renovation and expansion of Varner Hall...

Off-campus research facility to temporarily solve space shortage

Off-campus research facility to temporarily solve space shortage

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

After receiving a vote of approval from Oakland University’s Board of Trustees (BOT), the university is planning to purchase an off-campus facility located at 2817 Research Dr., Rochester Hills to expand...

This is a projection of what Wilson Hall is expected to look like after renovation. The project is expected to finish in 2022.

Wilson Hall renovations underway

Emily Morris, Managing Editor September 23, 2020

Beginning this month, Wilson Hall will have its first complete renovation since establishment in 1965. Wilson Hall is rooted in Oakland University’s history — the buildings namesake is university founder,...

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