Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
February 16, 1967

SPECIAL MISCELLANEOUS

1. Mr. May made the following recommendations:

a. A gift of 100 shares of General Motors Corporation common stock has been received from Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Wellock for Oakland University, and its acceptance is on the agenda for this meeting. Authorization to sell the stock is requested.

b. A gift of 1,000 shares of Mac Manus, John & Adams, Inc., preferred stock has been received from Charles F. Adams for Oakland University, and its acceptance is on the agenda for this meeting. Authorization to sell the stock is requested,

c. A gift of 9,000 shares of Mac Manus, John & Adams, Inc,, preferred stock has been received from Charles F. Adams for Oakland University, and its acceptance is on the agenda for this meeting. Authorization to sell, the stock is requested.

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve Item 1.

Sabbatical leave for Maurice F. Brown, Assoc. Prof., English, at half salary effective Sept. 6, 1967 through March 20, 1968. He will study at Harvard.

Sabbatical leave for Beauregard Stubblefield, Assoc, Prof., Mathematics, at half salary effective September 6, 1967 through April 20, 1968. He will study at home.

Appointment of F. Eugene Haun as Assoc. Prof. in English Dept. at $1800ftp, effective 1-5-67 through 4-19-67.

Appointment of Harvey James Arnold as Assoc. Prof. in Mathematics Dept, at $13,800, effective August 15, 1967.

Appointment of Maurice J. Beznos, Instructor in Mod. Foreign Languages & Lits, at $8,000 effective August 15, 1967.

Transfer of Joseph A. Dezio as Elect. Tech. in Electronic Shop at $6,480 (2-28-67) to Elect, Tech. AP-IV in Physics at $8500 effective March 1, 1967.

Change in salary for Harry T. Hahn, Prof. in Teacher Education, from $15,200 to $16,200, effective February 1, 1967.

Change in salary for Robert D. Stanton, Elect. Engr, AP-IV in the Electronic Shop from $8,000 to $8,700 effective March 1, 1967.

Recommendations as follows from the Director of Personnel:

a. Establish a Director of Group Sales and Community Relations AP-I position for the John Fernald Theatre.
b. Establish a Senior Library Clerk IV position in the Library.
c. Establish a Clerk-Stenographer III position in the Meadow Brook School of Music
d. Reclassify a Senior Departmental Secretary VII to an Executive Secretary VIII position in the Provost's Office.
e. Establish a Lieutenant XII position in Public Safety
f. Reclassify a Senior Departmental Secretary VII to an Executive Secretary VIII position in the Registrar's Office.
g. Reclassify an Electrical Technician IX to an Electrical Technician AP-IV position and transfer from Electronics Shop to Physics.
h. Establish an Experimental Machinist XII position in the Machine Shop
i. For the School of Engineering:
     1) Establish an Assistant to the Dean AP-X position
     2) Establish a Principal Clerk V position
j. Reclassify a Clerk-Stenographer III to a Departmental Secretary V position in Student Affairs.

Chancellor Varner and the planners recently employed to develop a long-range plan for Oakland University will make the presentation before the Trustees.

Gifts and Grants

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

a. 1000 shares of MacManus, John & Adams, Inc. preferred stock valued at $1,000 from Charles F. Adams of Bloomfield Hills.
b. $500 from Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., of Troy
c. $100 from Marie Sayles of Flint
d. $2,000 from Hiram Walker and Sons, Inc., of Detroit

Grant of $900 from Mrs. Alfred G. Wilson of Rochester to be used under the direction of Edward Birch in the Dean of Students Office for the purchase of a colored television set for Oakland students; any balance to be used for a permanent Christmas tree fund. (p.269)

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner:

a. $7,000 from Marvin L. Katke of Dearborn for the Discretionary Gift Fund, Account 31-1160.
b. $5,000 from Mrs. William T. Gossett of Bloomfield Hills for the purchase of Dickinson's portrait of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.
c. For Oakland University Foundation's Chancellor's Club, account 31-3929;
   1) 100 shares of General Motors Corporation common stock valued at $6,737.50 from Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Wellock of Bloomfield Hills.
   2) 9,000 shares of MacManus, John & Adams, Inc. preferred stock valued at $9,000 from Charles F. Adams of Bloomfield Hills.

Communication from Mr. May:

Late yesterday afternoon (February 14) a telephone call was received from Mr. Swanson advising that the following bids were opened on February 13, for improvements for the Meadow Brook Music Festival. You will recall that Chancellor Varner discussed this with the Board and was authorized to proceed with planning and bids.

  General Construction    
  H. E. Osgood Construction Company  
$96,000
  Bundy Construction Company  
98,400
  Garascia Construction Company  
101,300
  Barton-Malow Construction Company  
108,000
       
  Drilling 6' Well    
  O.O. Corsaut  
2,659
  S. L. Niedjelski  
2,890
  J. Cameron & Son  
3,975.75

It is recommended that the Board approve the award of contracts to the low bidders listed below:

H. E. Osgood Construction Company
$96,000
O . O. Corsaut
2,659

The budget for this project will be:

Construction
$98.,65,9
Fees, Furnishings, and Contingencies
8,341
 
107,000

On motion by Dr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it was voted to approve all Oakland University items.(p.270)

 


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