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Letter to the editor: Presidential search committee

Barry S. Winkler, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University November 1, 2016

Dear Editor: It was just about one year ago when I expressed in The Oakland Post and at a Board of Trustees meeting my strong disappointment about the appointment of a chief operating officer (COO)...

The President’s Report: Nov. 2, 2016

Zack Thomas, Student Body President November 1, 2016

Hello, my fellow OU students! I hope you all had a Happy Halloween on Monday! Before and during the holiday, your University Student Congress (OUSC) and I were hard at work on several initiatives. I...

Looking Back: The president found without a search

Looking Back: The president found without a search

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor November 1, 2016

In 1993, Gary Russi came to Oakland University as the vice president for Academic Affairs following a national search. After University President Sandra Packard’s resignation in 1995, he was voted...

Students have already started fighting over which party gets to rally by the Elliott tower.

SATIRE: Political parties form in search for OU’s next president

Matthew Noey, Contributor November 1, 2016

With President George Hynd leaving Oakland University in 2017, the search for the next president is already beginning. Two sides have been established in strong opposition to each other. One party,...

President George Hynd speaks to the crowd about his accomplishments at the university and his plans for his last year as president.

President Hynd on final year: Done a lot, still more to do

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor October 11, 2016

Oakland President George Hynd struck a positive chord at the first president’s report since it was announced that the Board of Trustees will not renew his three-year contract. Hynd will be leaving Oakland...

On Wednesday, July 9 at a special Board of Trustees formal session, George W. Hynd, currently provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, was named OUs next president. The session, held in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center at 10 a.m., allowed the press and OU community to meet the new president.

George W. Hynd appointed next president of Oakland University

By Ali DeRees July 9, 2014

The Oakland University Board of Trustees appointed George W. Hynd as the next president of Oakland University at a special formal board session on Wednesday, July 9.Hynd said he received a call on July...

Final open forum announced for candidate George W. Hynd

Final open forum announced for candidate George W. Hynd

By Kaylee Kean June 27, 2014

The university community has been invited to the final open forum at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2 in the Banquet Rooms of the Oakland Center.There they will meet presidential candidate George W. Hynd, currently...

Presidential candidate Rodney K. Rogers reveals experiences, thoughts in second open forum

By Kaylee Kean June 25, 2014

The Oakland University community had the chance to meet presidential candidate Rodney K. Rogers at the second open forum on Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m.The Gold Rooms were once again packed with interested...

Next open forum announced with candidate Rodney K. Rogers

Next open forum announced with candidate Rodney K. Rogers

By Kaylee Kean June 20, 2014

The presidential search committee has announced the second open forum with candidate Rodney K. Rogers, currently senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Bowling Green State University...

Open forum sparks interest, conversation with presidential candidate James D. Spaniolo

By Ali DeRees and Kaylee Kean June 18, 2014

Following the announcement of presidential search open forums last Thursday, June 12, Oakland University held its first forum on campus Wednesday, June 18, introducing the first of the three presidential...

Board opens search, allows open campus forums

The presidential search committee has just announced that the three remaining candidates will be participating in open forums for the Oakland University community.Just 26 hours after The Oakland Post called...

Editorial: Searching in the dark for OUs new pres

Editorial: Searching in the dark for OU’s new pres

By Oona Goodin-Smith June 11, 2014

After nearly 10 months of waiting since former Oakland University President Gary Russi resigned from the position following an 18-year reign, the word is finally out on OU’s new president. The word:...

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