Board of Trustees

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

February 6, 2023

Oakland University
Board of Trustees Formal Session
February 6, 2023, 2:00 p.m.
Oakland Center, Banquet Room A
Presiding: Chair Robert Schostak


A.   Pledge of Allegiance
B.   Call to Order -- Chair Robert Schostak
C.   Roll Call -- Secretary Joshua D. Merchant
D.   Advisory Board Reports
             1.    Meadow Brook Estate Advisory Board -- William Matt, Executive Director, MBE, will introduce Patrick Brown, Chair 
             2.    School of Business Board of Visitors -- Charles Pierce, Dean and Professor of Management, SBA, will introduce
                    Bryan Kieler, Board Member
             3.    School of Health Sciences Board of Advocacy and Resource Development -- Kevin Ball, Dean, School of Health Sciences,
                    will introduce Ewa Matuszewski, Chair
E.   President's Report -- President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
F.   Consent Agenda for Consideration/ActionChair Robert Schostak
      Tab 1.    Consent Agenda
                    Tab 2.    Treasurer's Report
                    Tab 3.    Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of December 5, 2022 
                    Tab 4.    University Personnel Actions
                    Tab 5.    Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period of November 18, 2022 through
                                  January 19, 2023
                    Tab 6.    Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of November 1 – December 31, 2022
                    Tab 7.    Approval of Honorary Degree for Curtis Armstrong
                    Tab 8.    Approval of Honorary Degree for Eugene Gargaro                
                    Tab 9.    Approval of Honorary Degree for Lainie Friedman Ross
                    Tab 10.  Approval of Honorary Degree for Michael Trese
                    Tab 11.  Approval of Honorary Degree for Wendel A. White
                    Tab 12.  Amendment to the Constitution of the Library
                    Tab 13.  Approval of Agreement to Provide Bookstore Services                     
G.  New Items for Consideration/Action
      Tab 14.   Appointment of David Dulio to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- Britt Rios-Ellis
      Tab 15.   Appointment of Huirong Fu to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- Britt Rios-Ellis
      Tab 16.   Appointment of Ravindra Khattree to the Rank of Distinguished Professor -- Britt Rios-Ellis
      Tab 17.   Master of Science in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences -- Britt Rios-Ellis
      Tab 18.   Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity -- Britt Rios-Ellis 
H.   Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board
I.    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 3026, 371 Wilson Blvd., Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309, by telephone at (248) 370-3112, or by email at [email protected].


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