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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) by the Board of Trustees....

New chief human resources officer position filled

Grace Turner, managing editor

June 7, 2016

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, 2016. The salary and be...

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 No. 9,” (the tempor...

Sunshine Week highlights the importance of government transparency

Shelby Tankersley

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 of government being honest with the me...

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 and in partnership with the Senior VicePres...

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 about how Scott Kunselma...

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 Kunselman, a replacemen...

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