Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
June 16, 1966

SPECIAL MISCELLANEOUS

1. Approval of the Special Meeting Finance Committee items.

On motion by Mr. Huff, seconded by Mr. Nisbet, it was voted to approve the Special Meeting Finance Committee items.

2. Chancellor Varner recommends that Oakland University be authorized to offer Masters programs in Physics, Psychology, and Systems Engineering effective in the fall of 1966.

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

Resignation of George Cripps, Associate Professor, Music Department effective August 14, 1966.

Resignation of Lee Braude, Assistant Professor, Sociol. & Anthr. effective August 14, 1966.

Leave of Absence for Sheldon L. Appleton, Associate Professor, Political Science effective January 1, 1967 through April 22, 1967, at no pay. Mr. Appleton will study in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Leave of Absence for David C. Potter, Assistant Professor, Political Science effective September 1, 1966 through August 31, 1967, at no pay. Mr. Potter will study and travel in England and India.

Leave of Absence for Jesse R. Pitts, Professor and Chairman, Sociol. & Anthr. effective August 15, 1966 through August 14, 1967, at no pay. Mr. Pitts will study in France.

Appointment of Kiichi Usui as Assistant Professor, Art Department at $8,000 effective August 15, 1966 through August 14, 1967.

Appointment of John Hurd, II as Instructor, Business Administration and Economics at $9,300 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Jane L. Davidson as Specialist, Education Department at $8,800 effective September 1, 1966 through August 31, 1968.

Appointment of Fred William Smith as Associate Dean, Dean of Freshmen, and Assistant Professor, Dean of Students Department at $12,500, effective July 1, 1966

Appointment of Richard Edmund Haskell as Assistant Professor, Engineering Dept. at $10,000 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Keith Roger Kleckner as Associate Professor, Engineering Department at $11,500 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Richard Ralph Shank as Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, Engineering Department at $14,400 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Louis Michael Buchanan as Instructor, English Department at $7,300 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Phoebe Chao as Instructor, English Department at $7,700 effective August 15, 1966, through August 14, 1968.

Appointment of Joan G. Rosen as Instructor, English Department at $7,200 effective September 1, 1966, through August 31, 1968.

Appointment of Nguyen Phuong Cac as Assistant Professor, Mathematics at $10,500 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Jon Howard Appleton as Instructor, Music Department at $7,500 effective August 15, 1966.

Appointment of Kenneth H. Coffman as Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Psychological Services at $12,200 effective July 1, 1966.

Appointment of William J. Schlicht as Assistant Professor Psychology and Assistant Director of Psychology Services at $10,400, effective July 1, 1966.

Appointment of Adeline G. Hirschfeld as Assistant Professor, Speech at $8,300 effective August 15, 1966. (p.239)

Appointment of Thomas B. Dutton as Associate Professor of Education and Dean of Students at $15,600 effective July 1, 1966.

Appointment of Robert W. Swanson as Professor of Administration and Director of Business Affairs at $18,900 effective July 1, 1966.

Recommendation for the following promotions to be effective July 1, 1966:

To Professor

  Thomas Fitzsimmons English
  Gertrude White English
  Robert E. Simmons German
  Edward J. Heubel Political Science
  David C. Beardslee Psychology
  Harvey Burdick Psychology

To Associate Professor

  Frederick W. Obear Chemistry
  Amitendranath Tagore Modern Foreign Languages
  Robbin R. Hough Economics
  June E. Gabler Education
  John G. Blair English
  Jack R. Moeller Modern Foreign Languages

Recommendation that Donald D. O'Dowd, Provost of Oakland University, be given the academic title of Professor of Psychology, effective July 1, 1966.

Promotion of Richard P. Tucker from Instructor to Assistant Professor of History and a salary increase from $7,800 to $8,200 per year on a 10-month basis, effective August 15, 1966.

Change in sabbatical leave dates for Robert C. Hoopes, Professor and Chairman of English, from a period of one year beginning September 6, 1966, to a period of one year beginning July 1, 1966.

Report of the death of Irene R. Denne, Secretary at Oakland University, on May 14, 1966. She was born on December 5, 1912, and had been employed by the University since August 31, 1959.

At the May meeting of the Trustees additional payments in the total amount of $117,058.50 were approved for faculty members teaching the third semester. This amount should now be corrected to $130,791.

Gifts and Grants:

Grants as follows to be used for Meadow Brook School of Music Scholarships for the summer of 1966:

$5 from the Algonac Music Study Club
$25 from the Battle Creek Morning Musicale
$250 from The Gay Northeasterners of Detroit
$200 from the Michigan Federation of Music Clubs
$43 from the Oakland University Community Arts Council
$10 from the Oxford Music Club
$240 from The Pontiac Tuesday Musicale
$50 from the Benton Harbor, St. Joseph Monday Musicale
$50 from Helen V. Stagleton of Detroit

Grants as follows from the National Science Foundation of Washington, D.C., to be used for the purchase of instructional scientific equipment:

a. $15,000 under the direction of Clifford Harding in Biology
b. $2,600 under the direction of R. R. Hough in Economics
c. $5,000 under the direction of Paul Tomboulian in Chemistry
d. $21,300 under the direction of J. C. Hill in Engineering
e. $2,900 under the direction of G. P. Johnson in Mathematics
f. $1,000 under the direction of James Haden in Philosophy

Grant of $13,051 from the United States Public Health Service of Bethesda, Maryland, to be used under the direction of J. E. Davis in Chemistry for a continuation of support for research into replication of the RNA bacteriophage.

Grant of $30,000 from the Royal Oak City Schools to be used under the direction of H. T Hahn in Education for a reading and study improvement program.

Grant of $75,500 from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare of Washington, D. C., to be used under the direction of Don Iodice in Modern Languages and Literatures to support the Institute for Advanced Study in Modern Foreign Languages (French). (p.240)

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner in support of the Meadow Brook Music Festival, to be credited to account 22-3129:

a. $5,000 from The Josephine E. Gordon Foundation of Detroit
b. $1,500 from The Wayne Oakland Bank Trust of Royal Oak

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner in support of the Meadow Brook Music Festival, to be credited to account 21-3131:

$250 from the A & W Management Company-Pontiac, of Detroit
$150 from AMT Corporation of Troy
$500 from Allen Industries, Inc. of Detroit
$550 from American Metal Products Company of Detroit
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. Carl 0. Barton of Birmingham
$1,000 from The Bendix Corporation of Detroit
$500 from Bohn Aluminum & Brass Company of Detroit
$500 from D. P. Brother & Company Advertising of Detroit
$500 from Bundy Foundation of Detroit
$100 from the City National Bank of Detroit
$2,500 from Consumers Power Company of Pontiac
$25 from Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy W. Dahlberg of Bloomfield Hills
$100 from Darin & Armstrong, Inc., of Detroit
$250 from Detroit Insurance Agency of Detroit
$100 from De Vlieg Microbore Company of Royal Oak
$100 from Ernst & Ernst of Detroit
$100 from Elliott M. Estes of Birmingham
$350 from Ex-Cell-0 Corporation of Detroit
$250 from First Federal Savings & Loan of Detroit
$500 from The Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, Inc., of Detroit
$15,000 from the Ford Motor Company Fund of Dearborn
$100 from Robert H. Gathman of Grosse Pointe Farms
$100 from Giffels & Rossetti, Inc., of Detroit
$250 from Goldman, Sachs, & Company of New York City (donor wishes to remain anonymous)
$100 from Grand Steel & Manufacturing Company of Clawson
$100 from Dr. and Mrs. L. R. Hafstadt of Bloomfield Hills
$1,500 from The J. L. Hudson Company of Detroit
$200 from Ormond E. Hunt of Bloomfield Hills
$100 from Albert Kahn Associated Architects & Engineers, Inc. of Detroit
$103 from Mr. and Mrs. David W. Lee of Bloomfield Hills
$150 from Marathon Oil Company of Detroit
$500 from McCann-Erickson, Inc., of Detroit
$250 from The Michigan Bank National Association of Detroit
$2,000 from the Michigan Bell Telephone Company of Detroit
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. William L. Mitchell of Bloomfield Hills
$50 from Mobil Oil Company of Southfield
$2,500 from the National Bank of Detroit
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius F. Power of Bloomfield Hills
$200 from Reynolds Metals Company of Richmond, Virginia
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. James M. Roche of Bloomfield Hills
$100 from The George and Lenore Romney Foundation of Bloomfield Hills
$300 from the Safran Printing Company of Detroit
$200 from Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Scott of Detroit
$200 from Kathleen H. and Louis G. Seaton Foundation of Orchard Lake
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Staley of Grosse Pointe Farms
$350 from Standard Oil (Indiana) Foundation, Inc., of Chicago
$250 from the J. Walter Thompson Company of Detroit
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Truxell of Whitmore Lake
$100 from W. M. Walker, Jr., of Grosse Pointe
$150 from Winkelman Brothers Apparel, Inc. (Foundation) of Detroit
$100 from the Leon and Josephine Winkelman Foundation of Detroit
$250 from Woodall Industries, Inc., of Detroit

Additional payments to salaried employees since the May meeting of the Trustees, as follows:

Advising     Continuing Education  
Robert Howes
$562.50
  Leonard Chisholm
$225.00
Henry Rosemont
20.00
  Leonard Cripps
215.00
         
Commencement     Housing  
Edward Davies
7.50
  Richard Robinson
300.00
         
Continnum Center     School of Education  
Kenneth Coffman
1,120.00
  Rosemary Bennett
27.04
David Lowy
1,100.00
  Celeste Steffens
28.47

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve all Oakland University items. (p.241)

 


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