In Memoriam

Eleftherios Botsas - October 2, 2021

Dr. Botsas served as a faculty members and chair of the Department of Economics during a 45-year tenure at OU

Eleftherios Bots, distinguished, emeritus, professor, economics

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EleftheriosIt is with deep sadness that I inform you of the death of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Eleftherios Botsas, who passed away on October 2, 2021. Dr. Botsas joined the Oakland University community in the department of Economics and Management in 1956.  He served as the Chair of the Department of Economics until his retirement in January of 2001.

The family has already held a service for Dr. Botsas. To view the online obituary and to share your condolences, please visit the A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home website.

A Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor Dr. Eleftherios N. Botsas. Checks should be made payable to Oakland University, with "Dr. Botsas Scholarship" on the memo line and can be mailed to: Kristen Cometto-Russ, 275 Varner Drive, 432B EH, Rochester, MI 48309.

The University community extends heartfelt condolences to the Botsas family and friends during this very difficult time.


Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D.

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