Board of Trustees

Wilson Hall, Room 203
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)

February 13, 2017


Oakland University

Board of Trustees Formal Session

February 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

Auditorium, Elliott Hall of Business & Information Technology

Presiding:  Chair Richard L. DeVore

A.  Call to Order -- Chair Richard L. DeVore

B.  Roll Call -- Secretary Victor A. Zambardi

C.  Consent Agenda for Considerastion/Action -- Chair Richard L. DeVore

     Tab 1.  Consent Agenda

                Tab 2.    Treasurer's Report

                Tab 3.    Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of December 5, 2016

                Tab 4.    University Personnel Actions

                Tab 5.    Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period

                               of November 16, 2016 through January 25, 2017

                Tab 6.    Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the

                               Period of November 1 -- December 31, 2016

D.  New Items for Consideration/Action

     Tab 7.      Appointment of an Independent Auditor -- Trustee Ronald E. Robinson

     Tab 8.      Approval of Honorary Degree for James A. Sharp, Jr. -- James P. Lentini

     Tab 9.      Appointment of Yang Xia to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- James P. Lentini

     Tab 10.    Doctor of Nursing Practice-Nurse Anesthesia Track -- James P. Lentini

     Tab 11.    Renewal of Charter for Weston Preparatory Academy -- James P. Lentini

     Tab 12.    2017 Parking Expansion Project -- Scott G. Kunselman

E.  President's Report -- President George W. Hynd

F.  Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board

G.  Adjournment

Consideration.  The Board of Trustees reserves the right to add or delete agendum items during any formal session and to discuss, act on, or postpone any agendum item during any formal session.

Rules for Addressing the Board.  Any person wishing to address the Board of Trustees at a formal session must submit a written request to the Office of the Board of Trustees prior to the formal session, or to a representative of the Office of the Board of Trustees at the formal session, that includes the person’s name and the subject matter the person wishes to address.  The Board of Trustees generally limits the length of time that a person may address the Board of Trustees to two (2) minutes, and will designate the time for public participation during a certain part of the agenda.

Disabilities and Special Assistance.  Any person with a disability requesting special assistance should contact the Office of the Board of Trustees no less than three (3) business days before the scheduled formal session for which the special assistance is being requested.

Contact Information.  Contact the Board of Trustees in writing at Wilson Hall, Room 203, 371 Wilson Blvd., Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309, by telephone at (248) 370-3112, or by email at