MINUTES OF THE MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
April 27, 1961
Leave of absence - sabbatical - for William
Schwab from January 1, 1962 to March 31, 1962 as a Fulbright
lecturer at University of Philippines.
Appointment of James C. Haden as Associate Professor of Philosophy
at $9300 effective August 15, 1961.
Appointment of Sol Schwartz as Assistant Professor of Psychology
at $6600 effective August 15, 1961.
Appointment of Czetong Thomas Song as Assistant Librarian
at $5800 effective July 1, 1961.
The following title changes are recommended for staff members
of Michigan State University-Oakland, effective July 1, 1961:
George T. Matthews--to Professor of History and Associate
Dean for the Humanities with a salary change from $10,000
to $13,000 per year on a 12-month basis.
James H. McKay--to Associate Professor of Mathematics and
Associate Dean for the Sciences with a salary change from
$8,500 on a 10-month basis to $12,000 per year on a 12-month
Kenneth D. Roose--to Professor of Economics and Associate
Dean for the Social Sciences at the same salary of $14,500
per year on a 12-month basis.
Establishment of a Clerk-Stenographer I position for the
Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics at Michigan
State University-Oakland paid from account 91-5842.
Recommendation that Lowell R. Eklund be changed from Associate
Professor and Director of Continuing Education at a salary
of $12,500 per year to Associate Dean for Continuing Education
at Michigan State University-Oakland at a salary of $13,000
per year, effective July 1, 1961.
The following bids were received on the razing of two barns
at Michigan State University-Oakland:
It is recommended that contracts be approved for Donald
McLellan, the high bidder, to remove the horse barn; and for
Clarence Rewold, the high bidder, to remove the piggery.
*Michigan State University-Oakland to pay Wolverine Lumber.
On motion by Mr. Vanderploeg, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it
was voted to approve the recommendation in the above item.
The following low bids have been received for the MSU-O Student
It is recommended that the contract be awarded the low bidders.
The following budget is recommended: (p.83)
On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it
was voted to approve awarding contracts to the low bidder
Gifts for the Scholarship Fund:
For Michigan State University-Oakland scholarship fund:
$500 from the Oakland County Engineering Society of Ferndale
to establish the "H. H. Corson Loan Fund"
$100 from Mrs. Carl J. Snyder of Bloomfield Hills
$100 from Edward E. Rothman of Birmingham
$280 from Semon E. Knudsen of Birmingham
$280 from Warren S. Booth of Detroit
$280 from Fred W. Sanders of Bloomfield Hills
$255 from C. R. Osborn of Detroit
$500 from T. Melville Rinehart, Jr., of Detroit
$1,000 from L. P. Fisher of Detroit
$1,000 from George T. Trumbull of Detroit
$150 from James C. Zeder of Bloomfield Hills
$500 from John S. Bugas of Dearborn
$280 from John F. Gordon of Detroit
$279 from The Lawyers' Wives of Macomb County
$280 from J. M. Roche of Detroit
$10 from Thomas B. Eccles of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
$280 from F. G. Richardson of Birmingham
Gifts and Grants:
Grant of $40,000 from the Mathematical Association of America
to be used under the direction of Robert J. Wisner in the
Mathematics Department at Michigan State University-Oakland
to establish and operate the office of the Executive Director
of the Committee on Undergraduate Program in Mathematics.
Grant of $10 from Mrs. Donald K. Isbell of Pontiac to be
used under the direction of Chancellor Varner and deposited
in the MSU-O Discretionary Gift Fund.
Grant of $200 from the Pontiac Branch of the American Association
of University Women for the acquisition of the Oxford-English
Dictionary at the Michigan State University-Oakland Library.
On motion by Mr. Huff, seconded by Mr. Harlan, it was
voted to accept the Gifts and Grants. (p.
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