Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
September 17, 1964

It is recommended that the Trustees authorize the sale of the following shares of stock (listed in Oakland University Gifts and Grants for this meeting):

44 shares of IBM Capital stock
20 shares of Parke, Davis & Company common stock

On motion by Mr. Merriman, seconded by Mr. Harlan, it was voted to approve this sale.

Approval is requested for the transfer of $11,646 from the Oakland University Research Overhead Account to its Computer Revolving Account.

Discussion of the possibility of giving the necessary land along the north property line of Oakland University to make it possible for the Oakland County Road Commission to make plans to make Walton Road into a four-land boulevard for the full extent of the property.

On motion by Mr. Bagwell, seconded by Mr. Pingel, it was voted to approve the two items above.

Discussion of future problems to be faced at Oakland University in connection with dining facilities for residents of dormitories. Mr. Varner requests authorization to employ an architect to develop plans for the construction of a dining hall.

On motion by Mr. Nisbet, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it was voted to authorize the employment of the Ralph Calder Architectural Firm of Detroit for this project.

The President called upon Mr. May to present the recommended budget requests to be submitted to the State Department of Administration and the Governor for approval by the 1965 legislature.

After considerable discussion, on motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve the budget request for 1965-66 as follows:

Oakland University         $2,692,281

Appointment of Marshall M. Levinson as Assistant Professor of Economics at $9200 effective August 15, 1964 to August 14, 1966.

Appointment of George V. Cripps as Associate Professor of Music at $9200 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Mary L. White as Instructor of Psychology at $7200 effective August 15, 1964.

Appointment of Floyd Cammack as University Librarian at $14,000 effective September 1, 1964.

Change in salary for Kenneth H. Coffman from $9,800 to $10,400 effective September 1, 1964.

Change in salary for J. Michael Bruno from $7000 to $7500 effective September 1, 1964.

Change in salary for Margaret S. Irwin from $7700 to $8000 effective September 1, 1964.

Promotion of William C. Bryant from Instructor to Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages and a salary increase from $6800 to $7200 per year, effective October 1, 1964.

Promotion of Richard A. Kammann from Instructor to Assistant Professor of Psychology and a salary increase from $7,700 to $8,000 per year, effective October 1, 1964.

Payment of $300 to Jesse Pitts, Professor of Sociology-Anthropology, for serving as Acting Chairman of the Department during the period from June 1 to August 31, 1964. (p. 171)

Designation of Professor Jesse Pitts as Chairman of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, effective October 1, 1964.

Change Herbert N. Stoutenburg, Jr., from Registrar on Board appointment to the classified list as Dean of Student Affairs, Assistant to the Chancellor, and Registrar with a salary increase from $13,000 to $13,500 per year, effective as of August 1, 1964. His level is AP-IX.

Change in title for Glen Brown from Director of Scholarships and Associate Director of Admissions to Director of Admissions and Scholarships AP-VIII with a salary increase from $12,400 to $13,000 per year, effective as of August 1, 1964.

Change in title for Alice Haddix from Director of Residence Halls to Director of Student Residences AP-I with a salary increase from $6,200 to $6,600 per year, effective as of August 1, 1964.

Change in title of Kenneth Coffman from Clinical Psychologist to Director of Offices of Psychological Services AP-VII, effective September 1, 1964.

Personnel action:

Reclassify a Clerk-Stenographer III to a Financial Aid Assistant V position in the Office of the Associate Dean
Reclassify a Director of Offices of Psychological Services from an AP-V to an AP-VII position
Reclassify a Departmental Secretary V to an Executive Secretary VIII position in the office of the Dean of Student Affairs
Reclassify a Data Processing Operator V to a Senior Data Processing Operator VII position in the Computer-Data Processing Center

Gifts and Grants:

$15 from R. C. Hurd, Jr., of Birmingham to be credited to the Discretionary Gift acct.

Grant of $2,545 from the Relm Foundation of Ann Arbor to acquire selected books and research materials for the economics collection of the library.

Grant of $1,000 from William J. Poplack of Birmingham for the sculpture on the "Fountain" in connection with the First Annual Arts Symposium.

Gift of a hand-wrought silver urn valued at $1,500 from Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Hunt of Bloomfield Hills to be placed in the Chancellor's home.

Grant of $210 from Harold A. Fitzgerald of Pontiac for the ladies who served at the Meadow Brook dinner in connection with the Music Festival.

Grant of $2,000 from Mrs. Elizabeth H. Gossett of Bloomfield Hills to help defray the dinner expenses in connection with the Meadow Brook Ball.

Grant of $350 from 35 donors for 10 picnic tables to be used in connection with the Music Festival.

Grant of $145 from 5 donors for picnic tables to be used in connection with the Music Festival.

Grant of $10,000 from the Mrs. Lula C. Wilson Trust of Detroit for additional support of the construction of the Concert Shell.

Grants for the Meadow Brook Festival:

$50 from Dr. and Mrs. Frank Lamberson of Birmingham
$100 from Harry B. Coen of Birmingham
$861 from the Consulate of the Republic of Austria of Detroit
$35 from Mrs. Christine Gaensbauer of Pontiac
$20,000 from the Lula C. Wilson Trust of Detroit
$100 from Mr. Packer of Packer Pontiac of Detroit
44 shares of IBM capital stock valued at $20,262 and a check for $700 from Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Knudsen of Birmingham
20 shares of Parke, Davis & Company common stock valued at $565 from Mr. and Mrs. C. Henry Buhl of Detroit
$5,000 from J. A. Fredman of Pontiac
$1000 from Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc., of Detroit (p.172)

Grant of $7,240 from the American Chemical Society of Washington, D. C., to be used under the direction of G. Brieger in Chemistry for research on the synthetic transformation of natural products.

Grant of $100 from the Students of Oakland University to be used under the direction of D. Wilder for book acquisitions for the library.

Additional payments to salaried employees since the July Trustees' meeting, as follows:

  Continuing Education  
  Howard Clark
$288.00
  Peter Evarts
300.00
  William Schwab
175.50
  Carmen Urla
240.00

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve all Oakland University items. (p. 173)


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