Board of Trustees

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

September 11, 2023

Oakland University
Board of Trustees Formal Session
September 11, 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.   President's Report -- President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
E.   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 June 26, 2023 and Board of Trustees Special Formal Session 
                                  of August 10, 2023 
                    Tab 4.    University Personnel Actions
                    Tab 5.    Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period of June 14, 2023 through August 29, 2023
                    Tab 6.    Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of May 1 – June 30, 2023
                    Tab 7.    Final Undergraduate School Report and Final Graduate School Report, Winter 2023 - April 26, 2023
                    Tab 8.    Final Medical School Report, Winter 2023 - June 1, 2023                
                    Tab 9.    Approval of Honorary Degree for Glenn Ellis
                    Tab 10.  Approval of Honorary Degree for Eric Hemenway
                    Tab 11.  Approval of Honorary Degree for Kym Worthy
                    Tab 12.  Approval of Honorary Degree for Walter and Donna Young
                    Tab 13.  Fiscal Year 2025 Five-Year Capital Outlay Plan and Fiscal Year 2025 Capital Outlay Project Request
                     Tab 14.  Approval of Changes to Contract for Residential and Retail Food Services on Campus
                     Tab 15.  Aquasight LLC Contract Adjustment
                     Tab 16.  2024 Oakland University Board of Trustees Regular Formal Session Dates
F.  New Items for Consideration/Action
      Tab 17.   Budget Approval for Varsity Basketball Training Center Project -- Stephen W. Mackey and Steven C. Waterfield
      Tab 18.   Extension of President Pescovitz' Appointment -- Chair Robert Schostak
      Tab 19.   Honorary Degree Ceremony Presentation -- Chair Robert Schostak, President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Britt Rios-Ellis and
                     Chuck Pierce
G.   Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board
H.   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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