Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
July 22, 1965

Mr. May presented a detailed outline jointly prepared by him and Mr. Cress recommending proposed terms and conditions for arranging for the financing of the new dormitory now under construction at Oakland University.

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve this outline in principle and to authorize Mr. Huff and Mr. May to act for the Board in completing this financing within certain limits that were agreed upon - all to be reported to the Board in detail for subsequent inclusion in the minutes.

Recommendation that the Trustees approve the firm of Harley, Ellington, Cowin and Stirton, Inc., as the architects for remodeling the Library at a flat fee of $15,000 for this $252,000 project.

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Huff, it was voted to approve the above recommendation.

It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the detailed budget for Oakland University for 1965-66 as prepared in accordance with the ground rules previously established by the Board. The summary of this budget is as follows:

  Estimated Income      
         
  State Appropriation  
$2,624,004
 
  Student Fees  
690,810
 
  Self-liquidating Charges  
78,400
 
  Miscellaneous  
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  
653,782
 
  Equipment  
164,310
 
       
$3,432,331

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

Leave of absence for J. Duncan Sells as Assistant Provost from August 2, 1965 to August 13, 1965, to study at the University of Michigan.

Leave of absence for Robert G. Hoopes as Professor and Chairman of English Department from August 10, 1965 to August 20, 1965, to teach at Boston University.

Appointment of Abraham A. Davidson as Assistant Professor of Art at $8,100 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Robert B. Pettengill as Visiting Professor of Economics at $15,000 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of David E. Boddy as Assistant Professor of Engineering at $8,600, effective August I, 1965.

Appointment of Aharon Kuperman as Instructor of Psychology at $7,500 effective August 15, 1965.

Appointment of Naomi Long Madgett as Resident Associate in Education and English at $10,000 ftp ending June 30, 1966.

Change in status of Robert E. Simmons, Associate Professor and Chairman of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, from a 12-month basis at a salary of $12,750 per year to a 10-month basis at a salary of $10,200 per year, effective September 1, 1965.

Appointment of Edward L. Buote as Instructor of Modern Foreign Lang. at a salary of $7500 effective August 15, 1965. (p.205)

Personnel action

For Admissions and Registrar:
     Establish a Clerk-Stenographer III position

Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in the Office of the Assistant Provost.

For the Business Office:
      Establish an Account Clerk III position
      Establish an Accountant X position

For the Chancellor's Office:
      Establish a Departmental Secretary V position
      Establish an Assistant to the Chancellor AP-IX position

For the Computer-Data Processing Center:
     Establish a Programmer AP-VII position
     Reclassify a Data Processing Supervisor X to an Operations Manager AP-III position
     Reclassify a Data Processing Operator V to a Key Punch Operator IV position
     Reclassify two Senior Data Processing Operator VII to Principal Operator VIII positions
     Reclassify a Data Processing Operator V to a Senior Data Processing Operator VII position
     Establish 2 Key Punch Operator IV positions
     Establish a Clerk-Typist II position
     Establish a Programmer X position

For the Dean of Arts and Sciences:
     Reclassify a Typist-Dictaphone Operator III to a Departmental Secretary V position in Science and Engineering
     Reclassify a Senior Clerk IV to a Principal Clerk V position in Science and Engineering
     Reclassify a Typist-Dictaphone Operator III to a Departmental Secretary V position in Social Sciences
     Establish a Departmental Secretary V position

Establish a Departmental Secretary V position in English

Transfer an Executive Secretary VIII position from the Development Office to Information Services

Establish a Language Laboratory Technician IX position in the Language Laboratory

For the Library:
    Reclassify a Senior Library Clerk IV to a Senior Library Clerk, Acquisitions V position
    Reclassify a Senior Library Clerk IV to a Senior Library Clerk, Serials V position
    Reclassify a Senior Library Clerk IV to a Senior Library Clerk, Catalog V position

Establish a Senior Departmental Secretary VII position in Music

Transfer a Registrar AP-VII position from Admissions to Registrar and reclassify to a Registrar AP-VIII position

Establish an Electronics Technician IX position In Science and Engineering Technical Support

For the Office of Student Affairs:
     Reclassify a Dramatics Technician IV to a Dramatics Technician VIII position
     Establish a Departmental Secretary V position

Reclassify a Manager-Oakland Center AP-IV to a Manager-Oakland Center AP-VIII position

Recommendation that the name of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages be changed to Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, effective July 1, 1965.

Gifts and Grants

Gift of a Clarendon upright piano valued at $50 from Mr. and Mrs. H. Reabe of Trenton to be used in student housing.

Grants as follows for scholarship purposes:

     $600 from the Rochester Junior Women's Club for the Scholarship Account 32-3229.
     $2,050 from Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Colbert of Bloomfield Hills

Grant of $892.60 from Mrs. Howard Cousins of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner in support of a chapel on the campus. (p.206)

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

$500 from the Bundy Foundation of Detroit
$300 from the Ex-Cell-0 Corporation of Detroit
$5,000 from the Mary Louise Johnson Foundation of Detroit
$1,000 from the Michigan Consolidated Gas Company of Detroit

Grant of $3,000 from the Atomic Energy Commission of Argonne, Illinois, to be used under the direction of C. V. Harding in Biology for support of a program entitled "Cellular Proliferation and Regeneration Following Tissue Damage".

Grant of $26,416 from the Oakland County Economic Opportunity Commission of Pontiac to be used under the direction of Robbin Hough in Economics for a community action research program and study to identify the problems of poverty.

Grant of $150,000 from the Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek to be used under the direction of Lowell Eklund in Continuing Education to develop a continuing education program for women.

Grants as follows to be used under the direction of Floyd Cammack for the purchase of books for the Library:

$35 from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Norvell
$100 from the United Automobile Workers
$10 from Mr. and Mrs. Addison Oakley

Additional payments to salaried employees since the May Board meeting:

  John Beardman
$ 98.00
  John Corker
100.00
  Robert Hoopes
50.00
  Robert Pettengill
533.33

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve all Oakland University Items. (p.207)


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