The Oakland Post

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)...

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...

New chief human resources officer Libby Ciliberti.

Dissent continues over new CHRO position

Grace Turner, managing editor June 24, 2016

The approval of a salary and benefits for the newly created chief human resources officer (CHRO) position continues to be met with some disagreement. The funding was approved at the June 6 Board of...

Scott Kunselman led the walk around campus on Thursday, June 9 as part of the Walks with Campus Leaders series. 

Q&A with Scott Kunselman: Walks with Campus Leaders

On June 9, Oakland University Chief Operating Office Scott Kunselman led a walk around campus as part of the Walks with Campus Leaders series.The COO position was created and filled by the Board of Trustees...

New chief human resources officer position filled

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,...

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...

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...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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...

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...

Bobby Schostak from GOP to BOT

By Alexus Bomar December 15, 2015

The Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) has made many changes during the fall semester of the 2015-16 school year. With a new chief operating officer position being filled by former BOT member Scott...

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