Board of Trustees

Wilson Hall, Suite 3000
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)

August 12, 2021

Oakland University
Board of Trustees Formal Session
August 12, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

Oakland Center Banquet Room A
Presiding: Chair Tonya Allen


  1.   Call to Order -- Chair Tonya Allen
  2.   Roll Call -- Secretary Joshua D. Merchant
  3.   President's Report -- President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
  4.   Consent Agenda for Consideration/ActionChair Tonya Allen
      Tab 1.   Consent Agenda
      Tab 2.   Treasurer's Report
      Tab 3.   Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of June 21, 2021
      Tab 4.   University Personnel Actions
      Tab 5.   Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period of June 8,  2021 through August 2, 2021
      Tab 6.   Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of May 1 – June 30, 2021
      Tab 7.   Final Undergraduate School and Graduate School Reports, Winter 2021 - April 27, 2021 
      Tab 8.   Final Medical School Report, Winter 2021 - June 1, 2021
      Tab 9.   Approval of Honorary Degree for Michael Kenny
      Tab 10. Agreement Between Oakland University and the Command Officers Association of Michigan (COAM) July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
      Tab 11.  Agreement Between Oakland University and the Michigan Education Association-Oakland University Professional Support Association (OUPSA) July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
      Tab 12.  Oakland County IT / CLEMIS Agreement
      Tab 13.  Revised Oakland University Student Congress Constitution
      Tab 14.  2022 Oakland University Board of Trustees Regular Formal Session Dates
  5.   New Items for Consideration/Action
      Tab 15.  Appointment of Board Chair and Vice Chair -- Chair Tonya Allen
      Tab 16.  Resolution Honoring Tonya Allen -- Vice Chair Robert Schostak
  6.   Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board
  7.   Adjournment

ActionThe 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. Public comment requests should be sent to the Oakland University Secretary to the Board, Dr. Joshua D. Merchant via email at [email protected].  Requests to address the Board must be received at a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the Board Meeting.  Requests must include 1) name, 2) group representing (if applicable), 3) contact information (phone number, address, and email address), 4) Oakland University relationship, 5) topic, and 6) rationale.  Note: Individual comments are limited to two (2) minutes per speaker with no more than 4 speakers per topic.  

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 [email protected].


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