Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
January 18, 1968

Recommendation from Mr. May for authorization to sell the following securities that have been received by Oakland University:

a. 200 shares of Parke, Davis & Company capital stock from Mrs. Elizabeth B. Graham
b. 23 shares of Proctor & Gamble Company stock from David L. Gamble
c. From Mr. & Mrs. Henry C. Johnson:
--50 shares of One William Street Fund, Inc.
--7 shares of Safeway Stores, Inc.
d. 40 shares of Ford Motor Co. common stock from Mr. & Mrs. Theodore 0. Yntema.
e. 500 shares of Ford Motor Company common stock from Marvin L. Katke
f. 36 shares of American Cyanamid Company stock from Mr. & Mrs. R. Jamison Williams

On motion by Mr. Merriman, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve the sale of the listed securities,

Mr. Varner submitted through Mr. May the following:

At the December 1967 Board of Trustees' meeting, construction bids were presented for the expansion of the Athletic Recreation Area at Oakland University. You will recall that the Board, after reviewing end discussing these bids, rejected them and instructed Oakland University to re-bid this project and present the new bids at the January Board meeting. The new bid proposals were received and opened on January 12, 1968. A tabulation of the bids submitted is as follows:

Sterling-Garret, Inc.
$183,973.75
J. D. McQuestions & Sons
187,400.00
Ben P. Fyke & Sons
195,844.50
M & B Equipment Co.
210,150,00
Charles Anderson Company
218,600.00
E. T. Cook, Inc.
270,155.00

The bid proposals have been examined by the engineers and our staff, and it is recommended that the low bid be accepted.

It is recommended that the following project budget be approved:

Construction
$183,973.75
Professional Services
10,000.00
Supervision and Inspection
4,000.00
Allowance for tennis courts to be
constructed Spring 1968
42,000.00
Contingency
10,026,25
Total
$250,000.00

The source of money for this project will be from borrowed funds to be repaid out of the $30 per student per semester fee allocation for debt service.

On motion by Mr. Stevens, seconded by Mr. Thompson, it was voted to approve the recommendations for the above budget.

Mr. Varner proposed that the new dormitory now under construction at Oakland University be named the Delos Hamlin Hall in honor of the long-time chairman of the Oakland County Board of Supervisors who has been very helpful over the years to Oakland University.

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Thompson, it was unanimously voted to approve Mr. Varner's recommendation.

Sabbatical leave for John L. Beardman, Ass't Prof. in Art Dept. at full salary to study in Greece, effective January 6, 1969 to April 14, 1969.

Sabbatical leave for Donald G. Malm, Assoc. Prof in Math. at half salary to study at the Univ. of Southern Calif., effective September 9, 1968 to April 16, 1969.

Sabbatical leave for Paul A. Tipler, Ass't Prof. in Physics at half salary, to study at the Univ. of Southern Calif., effective September 9, 1968 to April 16, 1969.

Leave of absence for Thomas W. Casstevens, Ass't Prof. in Pol. Sci, with no pay to study at Dartmouth, effective August 15, 1968 to August 14, 1969.

Appointment of Evelyn Walker Katz as Ass't Prof. in Psychology Dept. at $11,000 per year effective August 15, 1968.

Transfer of Gillian Richards from Executive Secy VIII in the Fernald Theatre at $6,420 to Adm. Asst AP-1, Fernald Theatre at $7,500, effective January 1, 1968.

Salary change for Harold C. Cafone, Ass't Prof. in Teacher Edu, from $10,700 to $11,300 effective February 1, 1968.

Salary change for Edward J. Lynch, Asst Registrat AP-VIII from $12,500 to $13,700, eff, February 1, 1968.

Salary change for James Thom, Elect. Engr. AP-VIII, Physical Plant from $12,000 to $12,500 effective January 1, 1968.

Salary change for Ronald Lee Cramer, Instr. in Edu. Dept., from $10,500 to $10,700 effective February 1, 1968. (p.303)

Promotion of Ronald Lee Cramer from Instructor in Education to Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, effective February 1, 1968.

Report death of Wilbur K. Spickler, Utility Man III, on December 19, 1967. Mr. Spickler was born on May 7, 1906, and had been employed by the University since October 12, 1960. It is recommended that his widow be paid his salary for a period of 9 months beyond the date of his death or until September 19, 1968.

Recommendations as follows from the Director of Personnel:

a. Reclassify an Executive Secretary VIII to an Administrative Assistant AP-1 position in the Academy of Dramatic Arts and Fernald Theatre.

b. For Kellogg Foundation:
--Establish a Departmental Secretary V position.
--Establish a Clerk-Typist II position

Gifts and Grants

Gift of 2 stellite metal mirrors valued at $400 from the Walker Metallurgical Corporation of Detroit to be used in the Physics Dept. for lecture demonstrations.

Grants as follows to be used for scholarship purposes:

For Scholarship Account 32-3229

$500 from Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Gelemey of Berkley
$ 2 from Mrs. Leonard T. Lewis of Birmingham

For Scholarship Account 32-3230

$500 from an anonymous donor
$1,000 from the Alvin M. Bentley Foundation of Owosso
$165 from Delta Kappa Gamma of Rochester
$7,190 from General Motors Corp. of Detroit
$1,021.90 from the Macomb County Scholarship Committee of Fraser
$1,512 from the National Foundation of Rochester
$11,529.50 from the Oakland County Scholarship Committee of Rochester
$500 from O'Dell, Hewlett & Luckenbach, Inc., of Birmingham

For Scholarship Account 32-3231

$200 from AFL-CIO Oakland County of Pontiac
$3,000 from the Mary Louise Johnson Foundation of Detroit

For Awards Account 32-3359

$189 from the Amer, Business Womens Assoc. of Pontiac
$300 from Calvin Presbyterian Church of Detroit
$ 50 from Central High School of Detroit'
$100 from The College Club of White Plains, New York
$1,353 from The Daily Tribune of Royal Oak
$100 from the Evening Section of the Woman's Club of White Plains, New York
$1,000 from the Federation of Women's Clubs of Metropolitan Detroit,
$250 from the Parent-Faculty Assoc. of Pascack Hills of Montvale, New Jersey
$630 from the Rockford Public Schools
$100 from White Plains High School PTA of White Plains, New York
$1,000 from Mrs. Wallace B. Frost of Birmingham for the Meadow Brook Music #32-3362 $3,353,01 from friends and parents of students for the Matilda R. Wilson Honor Scholarship, 32-3364

For Chancellor's Club, Oakland University Foundation, 32-3929

$1,000 from Mr. & Mrs. Warren S. Booth of Detroit
$1,000 from Mr, & Mrs. Rinehart S. Bright of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from Mr. & Mrs. Edward N. Cole of Bloomfield Hills
$2,000 from Mr. & Mrs. George M. Endicott of Grosse Pointe Farms
$1,000 from Harold A. Fitzgerald of Pontiac
$ 500  from the Ford Matching Fund
$1,000 from Mr. & Mrs. Alfred C. Girard of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from Mr. & Mrs. E. Curtis Matthews of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from Norman F. Mealey of Birmingham
$ 500  from Mr. & Mrs. Ben D. Mills of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from Paul H. Travis of Rochester
$2,000 from Harry N. Wieting of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from Mr. & Mrs. James 0. Wright of Birmingham
40 shares of Ford Motor Company common stock valued at $2,100 from Mr. & Mrs. Theodore 0. Yntema of Bloomfield Hills.
36 shares of American Cyanamid valued at $1,008 from Mr. & Mrs. Jamison Williams

Grant of $7,500 from the Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare of Washington to be used under the direction of Harold Cafone in Education for preparatory costs to conduct an advanced study program in reading.

Grant of $6,771.67 from the Rockefeller Foundation of New York City to be used under the direction of Walter S. Collins in Music to cover the expenses of 11 Latin American (p.304) choral conductors who will participate in classes at the Meadow Brook School of Music in the summer.

Grant of $1,000 from The Goad Foundation of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Royce Butler in the Kresge Library to purchase books.

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Dorothy Hope in Alumni Relations for the alumni contributions account 31-1164:

$50 from Aetna Life & Casualty of Hartford, Conn.
$25 from Chrysler Corp. of Highland Park
$30 from Ford Motor Company of Dearborn
$10 from General Electric Foundation of Ossining, New York
$810 from alumni

Grant of $8,000 from The Lula C. Wilson Trust of Detroit for support of the Meadow Brook Theatre, account 82-2212.

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of John Fernald as contributions to the Meadow Brook Theatre, account 22-2909

$ 500 from Mr. & Mrs. George M. Endicott of Grosse Pointe Farms.
$10,000 from Mr. & Mrs. Benson Ford of Grosse Pointe Shores
$5,000 from the Josephine E. Gordon Foundation of Detroit
$500 from Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Townsend of Bloomfield Hills
$1,000 from the Lyon Foundation, Inc., of Birmingham

Grant of $37,706 from Mr. & Mrs. George T. Trumbull of Detroit to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner to cover the cost of improvements on Trumbull Terrace.

Grant of 500 shares of Ford Motor Company common stock valued at $26,687.50 from Marvin L. Katke of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for the Marvin L. Katke Gift Account.

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner and credited to the Discretionary Gift Account 32-1162

$1,500 from Harold A. Fitzgerald of Pontiac
$500 from Mrs. Mary L. Johnson of Detroit
200 shares of Parke, Davis & Company capital stock valued at $5,520 from Mrs. Elizabeth B. Graham of Bloomfield Hills.

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner in support of the Meadow Brook Music Festival:

$100 from an anonymous donor
$1,000 from Mr. Wallace B. Frost of Birmingham
$500 from Mr..& Mrs. John Judd of Birmingham
$1,000 from The Lyon Foundation,.Inc. of Birmingham
50 shares of The One William Street Fund, Inc., valued at $891.50 and 7 shares of Safeway Stores, Inc., valued at $165.41 from Mr. & Mrs. Henry C. Johnson of Bloomfield Hills.

Alterations and improvements approved since the December meeting of the Trustees and charged to Alterations and Improvements 91-9163:

Drapery installation in Business Office entrance
$ 95.70
Move air conditioner from I.M. Building to Sci. Bldg,
57.00
Gas line from Music House to student theater
562.00
Installation of utility pole and power to student theater
760.00
Heating equipment for student theater
1,497.00
 
2,971.70

Additional payments to salaried employees since November 1, 1967:

Bookstore     Continuing Education  
Julia Chappel
$3.50
  S. L. Appleton
$50.00
Betty Hansen
80.19
  J. L. Beardman
440.00
      R. W. Brooks
280.00
Concert Series     Abraham Davidson
300.00
D. Rowe
19.86
  John Dovaras
322.00
G. Schroeder
19.56
  D. H. Dwyer
70.00
      Helen Ellis
70.00
Conferences and Institutes     G. H. Engeman
336.00
S. L. Appleton
75.00
  R. S. Gerulaitis
35.00
John I. Rue
50.00
  H. T. Hahn
780.00
S. B. Thomas
60.00
  R. C. Howes
50.00
      R. A. Mazzara
35.00
Education     K. A. Meade
300.00
E. H. Bennett
$450.00
  T. J. Rancont
270.00
Jane Davidson
450.00
  F. E. Rice
300.00
      W. P. Strauss
300.00
Meadow Brook Estate     W. F. Sturner
50.00
D. Aldrich
47.08
  Kiichi Usui
370.00
J. Clavert
87.84
  E. V. Van Slambrouck
336.00
H. Hays
80.16
   
(p. 305)
R. Ruskowski
39.12
  Public Safety  
      W. Allen
$ 60.16
Mott     J. Davis
211.93
Mary Bonnett
17.33
  A. Klug
116.85
J. E. Rue
25.00
  R. Richert
124.42
      D. Rowe
237.57
Personnel     G. Schroeder
57.52
J. Boynton
12.29
     
Sharon Brown
122.12
  Miscellaneous  
Barbara Frasa
68.60
  Louise de Beauclair
15.17
Joyce Pox
50.69
  Helen Ghrist
31.28
Margaret Taylor
19.47
  Jean Kirsch
23.85
      Carolyn McAboy
56.09
      C. E. Morton
375.00
      R. Post
24.26
      Diana Roberts
24.11
      Jody Sprague
34.72
      R. D. Stanton
32.50
      Augustine Wright
34.77

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve the Oakland University items.

The next Board meeting will be held at Kellogg Center on February 14 and 15. (p.306)

 


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