Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
June 17, 1965

The Oakland University proposed budget was presented by Chancellor Varner in summary as follows:

  Estimated Income    
       
  State Appropriation
$2,624,004
 
  Student Fees
690,810
 
  Self-Liquidating Charges
78,400
 
  Miscellaneous Income
39,117
 
 
Total
 
$3,432,331

  Estimated Expenditures      
         
  Salaries
$2,109,349
   
  Retirement and Social Security
185,000
$2,294,349
 
  Labor  
319,890
 
  Supplies & Services  
651,782
 
  Equipment  
166,310
 
 
Total
   
$3,432,331

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Nisbet, it was voted to authorize Mr. May to prepare the detailed budget for Oakland University to be presented to the Trustees at the July meeting for final approval.

The following changes from the salary schedule approved at the May meeting to be effective July 1, 1965, are recommended:

   
Pr. Salary
Increase Salary
1965-66
Marshall Levinson Business Administration and Econ.
$9,200
$ 800
$10,000
James McKay Mathematics
15,500
1,000
16,500

Recommendation that the following staff members be paid an additional $100 per month for serving as Acting Chairmen of their departments:

Robbin Hough, Business Administration and Economics, from May 1, 1965, to April 30, 1966
Harvey Burdick, Psychology, from May 1, 1965 to August 30, 1965

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

Chancellor Varner suggested that consideration be given to the possibility of an annual voluntary physical examination for all faculty and administrative professional people above grade AP-IV at Oakland University to be conducted at Ford Hospital at an estimated annual cost for present staff at Oakland of $4,000.

After discussion, it was moved by Mr. Stevens, seconded by Mr. Huff, and voted to instruct the officers of the University to develop a plan for possible annual health examinations for employees of Michigan State University and Oakland University on a voluntary basis with the cost to be shared by the University and the employee. This plan is to be presented to the Board for further consideration.

Resignation of Serge Shishkoff as Instructor of Modern Languages and Literature effective June 30, 1965.

Resignation of Francis P. Tafoya as Professor and Chairman of Modern Languages and Literature effective August 14, 1965.

Resignation of Francis X. Russo as Assistant Professor of Teacher Education effective August 14, 1965.

Sabbatical leave for Paul Tomboulian, Associate Professor and Chairman of Chemistry, with full pay from January 3, 1966 to April 20, 1966 for Research at Oakland University. (p.201)

Appointment of Sixten Ehrling as Professor and Director of the Meadow Brook School of Music at $3,000 FTP from July 6, 1965 to August 14, 1965.

Appointment of Robert Shaw as Director of the Institute of Choral Studies of the Meadow Brook School of Music at $5500 from July 6, 1965 to July 30, 1965.

Appointment of Theodore O. Yntema as Visiting Professor of Economics and Business at $100 per year from August 15, 1965 to August 14, 1967.

Appointment of Yuji Yonemore as Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at $8200 from August 15, 1965 to August 14, 1966.

Appointment of J. Carroll Hill as Associate Professor of Engineering at $10,700 effective August 1, 1965.

Appointment of Richard M. Brace as Professor and Chairman of History at $17,000 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Leonardas V. Gerulaitis as Assistant Professor of History at $7,700 from September 1, 1965 to August 31, 1966.

Appointment of Dolores M. Burdick as Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literature at $7,700 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Arthur M. Daniels as Assistant Professor of Music at $8000 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Lee Braude as Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at $9200 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Roderic E. Righter as Assistant Professor of Teacher Education and Assistant to Dean of Education at $10,500 effective August 15, 1965.

Change the effective date of the appointment of John E. Gibson, Dean and Professor of Engineering, from July 1 to August 1, 1965.

Change James H. McKay from Professor and Acting Chairman of Mathematics on a 12-month basis at a salary of $16,500 per year to Professor of Mathematics at a salary of $13,200 per year on a 10-month basis, effective September 1, 1965.

Designation of Robert Simmons, Associate Professor, as Chairman of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, with a salary change from $10,200 per year on a 10-month basis to $12,750 per year on a 12-month basis, effective September 1, 1965.

Personnel action

Reclassify 2 Typist-Dictaphone Operator III positions to Departmental Secretary V positions in the office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences
Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in Education
For the Office of Psychological Services:
   Reclassify a Director AP-VII to a Director AP-VIII position
   Establish an Assistant Director AP-VIII position
Establish a Clerk-Stenographer III position in the office of the Assistant Provost
Reclassify the following positions in Admissions:
   Director of Admissions AP-VIII to Director of Admissions AP-IX
   Senior Departmental Secretary VII to Executive Secretary VIII
Reclassify an Assistant, Mott Center, VIII to Assistant, Mott Center AP-I, position
For the Oakland Center:
   Reclassify a Clerk-Stenographer III to a Departmental Secretary V position
    Establish an Account Clerk III position
Reclassify an Assistant Recorder VI to an Assistant Recorder VIII position in the Registrar's office
For the Dean of Student Affairs:
   Reclassify a Clerk-Stenographer III to a Departmental Secretary V position
   Establish a Clerk-Typist II position
   Reclassify a Financial Aids Assistant V in the Assistant Provost's Office to a Financial Aids Assistant AP-I position
Reclassify a Chief Accountant AP-V to a Chief Accountant AP-VI position in the Business office
For Food Services:
   Reclassify a Clerk-Typist II to a Departmental Secretary V position
    Establish an Assistant Manager AP-I position
Reclassify a Director of Physical Plant AP-VIII to a Director of Physical Plant AP-IX position
Establish a Clerk-Typist II position in Purchasing (p.202)

Approval of granting the appropriate degrees to those students who according to the records of the Registrar completed the requirements for graduation on April 24, 1965.

Recommendation that board and room charges for students at Oakland University be increased from $402 per semester to $413 per semester beginning with the fall semester 1965.

Recommendation that the food service building at the Meadow Brook Festival be named Trumbull Terrace.

Gifts and Grants:

Grant of $150 from The Village Women's Club of Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills for a tuition scholarship for a student in the Choral Program of the Meadow Brook School of Music.

Grant of $100 from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation of Evanston, Illinois, for support of National Merit scholars.

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

$250 from the Eaton Manufacturing Company of Detroit
$10,000 from the Ford Motor Company of Dearborn
$100 from Marathon Oil Company of Detroit
$2,500 from the National Bank of Detroit
$200 from Reynolds Metals Company of Richmond, Virginia
$250 from Winkelman Brothers Apparel, Inc., of Detroit
$100 from The George and Lenore Romney Foundation of Bloomfield Hills

Grant of $16,000 from the National Science Foundation to be used under the direction of C. V. Harding in Biology for undergraduate scientific instructional equipment.

Grant of $2,200 from the National Science Foundation to be used under the direction of Paul Tomboulian in Chemistry for undergraduate scientific instructional equipment.

Grant of $300 from H. A. Fitzgerald of Pontiac to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for a fireplace in Fitzgerald House lounge.

Grant of $35 from Chrysler Corporation of Highland Park to be used under the direction of Dorothy Hope in the Alumni Office. This is a matching grant in support of the Alumni Fund Drive.

Additional payments to salaried employees as follows:

  Commencement  
  Jane Cartmell
$13.00
     
  Continuing Education  
  Leonard Chisholm
225.00
  Laszlo Hetenyi
196.00
     
  Information Services  
  Barbara Frasa
19.13
  Claire Smith
5.63

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Hartman, it was voted to approve all Oakland University items.


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