Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
May 22, 1964

Chancellor Varner recommends an increase in the dormitory rates at Oakland University from $385 per semester to $402 per semester.

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve the increase in dormitory rates for Oakland University as recommended effective September 1, 1964.

Chancellor Varner discussed a proposal that Oakland University join with Pontiac Township in extending the Detroit water system to the Oakland campus.

After discussion, it was agreed that Mr. Varner should continue discussions with Pontiac Township and that Mr. May would check into the reasonableness of the propose rates to be charged by Pontiac Township--this whole matter to be discussed further at the next Trustees meeting.

Mr. Stevens made the recommendation that all departments and all branches of Michigan State University and Oakland University do everything possible to cooperate with Federal, State and local governments and private agencies engaged in eliminating poverty.

On motion by Mr. Stevens, seconded by Mr. Bagwell, it was voted to approve the above recommendation.

Resignation of Frank F. Lee as Associate Professor and Acting Chairman, Department of Sociology and Anthropology effective August 14, 1964.

Resignation of Loren L. Sgro as Assistant Librarian effective June 30, 1964.

Leave of absence for John E. Maher as Associate Professor of Economics from August 15, 1964 to August 14, 1965 to work for Joint Council on Economic Education.

Appointment of John Browning Cameron as Instructor of Art at $6800 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Clifford V. Harding as Professor of Biology at $13,200 effective August 1, 1964.

Appointment of James E. Davis as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at $8500 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of John Norman Austin as Instructor of Classics at $7200 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Edward Starr as Instructor of Economics at $7700 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Leonardas V. Gerulaitis as Assistant Professor of History at $7500 from September 1, 1964 to August 31, 1965.

Appointment of John W. Dettman as Professor of Mathematics at $11,700 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Amitendranath Tagore as Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages at $7500 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Wilbur W. Kent, Jr., as Assistant Professor of Music at $8000 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Roger Henry Marz as Assistant Professor of Political Science at $8600 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Emit Oestereicher as Instructor of Sociology and Anthropology at $7200 effective August 15, 1964.(p161)

Marc E. Briod appointment as Instructor of Teacher Education at $7000 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Francis X. Russo as Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at $8000 effective August 15, 1964.

On motion by Mr. Stevens, seconded by Mr. Huff, it was voted to approve the Resignations and Terminations, Leaves and Appointments.

Promotion recommendations to be effective July 1, 1964, as follows:

To Professor:

  Walter S. Collins -Music

To Associate Professor:

  *Sheldon L. Appleton - Political Science
  Maurice F. Brown - English
  Donald C. Hildum - Psychology
  *Robert C. Howes - History
  *Norman Susskind - Modern Foreign Languages

To Assistant Professor:

  John L. Beardman - Art

*Acquires tenure with this promotion

Chancellor Varner presented a proposed revision of the rules of tenure at Oakland University.

On motion by Mr. Bagwell, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve the new rules of tenure at Oakland University as presented to be effective July 1, 1964.

Gifts for scholarships:

$163 from Delta Kappa Gamma Society of Rochester
$100 from the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Royal Oak

Gifts and grants:

Grant of $5,400 from the National Science Foundation to be used under the direction of Paul Tomboulian in Chemistry for support of an undergraduate science education program.

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

$2,500 from the Rochester Branch of the National Bank of Detroit
$5,000 from the McGregor Fund of Detroit

Grant of $35 from Chancellor Varner to be credited to the Discretionary Gift Account.

On motion by Mr. Stevens, seconded by Mr. Huff, it was voted to approve Item 1 and to accept the above Gifts and Grants.(p.162)

 


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