Board of Trustees

Wilson Hall, Suite 3000
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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February 7, 2022

Oakland University
Board of Trustees Formal Session
February 7, 2022, 2:00 p.m.
Oakland Center, Banquet Room A
Presiding: Chair Robert Schostak


  1. Pledge of Allegiance

  2. Call  to Order -- Chair Robert Schostak

  3. Roll Call -- Secretary Joshua D. Merchant

  4. President's Report -- President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz

  5. Consent Agenda for Consideration/Action – Chair Robert Schostak

    Tab 1. Consent Agenda
               Tab 2. Treasurer's Report
               Tab 3. Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of December 13, 2021
               Tab 4. University Personnel Actions
               Tab 5. Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period of November 30,  2021 through January 24, 2022
               Tab 6. Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of November 1 – December 31, 2021
               Tab 7. Approval of Honorary Degree for Steven Kahn
               Tab 8. Approval of Honorary Degree for Dominic J. Moceri, Jr.
               Tab 9. Approval of Honorary Degree for Sarah Collins Rudolph

  6. New Items for Consideration/Action

    Tab 10. Appointment of Andrea Eis to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- Britt Rios-Ellis
    Tab 11. Appointment of Virgil Zeigler-Hill to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- Britt Rios-Ellis
    Tab 12. Schematic Design and Budget Approval for Meadow Brook Hall Visitor Center and East & West Garden Tent Venues -- Michael J. Westfall
    Tab 13. Approval for Increased Costs of South Foundation Hall and Authorization to Complete Renovation and Expansion -- James L. Hargett

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

  8. 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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