Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
September 20, 1963

Request from Mr. Varner that the Trustees accept an additional $50,000 from the Pryale Foundation on the same terms and conditions as the $400,000 already accepted.

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Dr. Smith, it was voted to approve the above request from Mr. Varner.

Request from Chancellor Varner for authorization to proceed with planning dormitories to house up to 500 students at Oakland University.

Request from Chancellor Varner for authorization to employ O'Dell, Hewlett, and Luckenbach to begin plans for a $2.5 million classroom building.

On motion by Dr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it was voted to approve these items.

Resignation of Loren Pope as Assistant to the Chancellor and Lecturer in Great Issues effective September 30, 1963.

Resignation of Robert W. Holmes as Assistant Dean of Students and Assistant Professor of Music effective September 30, 1963.

Appointment of Thomas M. Coppe as Assistant Librarian at $6000 effective August 12, 1963 to June 30, 1964.

Appointment of Gottfried Brieger as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at $8200 effective August 15, 1963.

Transfer of Robert G. Hoopes as Assistant to the Chancellor and Professor of English and Chairman of the English Department to Professor of English and Chairman of the English Department at $17,500 effective July 1, 1963.

Personnel action:

Reclassify a Curator VIII to an Administrative Assistant, Science and Engineering Division, AP-I position
Establish a Cashier and Voucher Auditor AP-1 position in the Business Office

Gifts and Grants:

Gift of an upright Sohner piano valued at $300 from Dean George T. Matthews of Rochester for use in the Music Department.

Gift of 12 plate glass mirrors and 5,000 yards of decorating paper valued at $1,893 from Travis Farms of Lakeville for use in intramural sports and recreation building program.

Grant of $10,000 from Mrs. Graham J. Graham of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for the renovation of the lower level of the Intramural Building for the establishment of a temporary theater. The donor requests no public notice.

Grant of $500 from Katharine Kyes of Bloomfield Hills to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner to enrich the Kresge Library resources in the field of English literature.

Grant of $180,000 from the National Defense Student Loan Program of Washington, D. C., to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for student loans.

Grant of $4,200 from the National Science Foundation of Washington, D. C., to be used under the direction of Paul Tomboulian in Chemistry for support of the undergraduate science program.

Grant of $400 from the Pontiac Civitan Club to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for the support of the establishment of an Inter-Faith Religious Center on the Oakland University campus.(p. 195)

Grant of $25,000 from the General Motors Corporation Research Laboratories to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner for the support of the magnetism research programs.

Grant of $5,000 from the Sage Foundation of Detroit to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner as an unrestricted gift.

Grant of $5,000 from the McGregor Fund of Detroit to be used under the direction of Chancellor Varner to finance the second annual symposium in the arts.

$500 from the Rochester Paper Company of Rochester
$100 from Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Daugharty of Orchard Lake
$100 from The Holley Foundation of Warren
$50 from Anne Kyes of Bloomfield Hills
$50 from Chancellor Varner
$280 from Mrs. D. H. Curry of Royal Oak
$500 from Mrs. William T. Gossett of Bloomfield Hills
$25 from the Lawyers Wives of Macomb County of Utica
$202.50 from the Oakland University Tribute Fund
$600 from the Rochester Junior Women's Club of Rochester
$100 from James C. Zeder of Bloomfield Hills
$100 from The American Legion of Detroit
$300 from the Auburn Heights Community Scholarship Loan Fund
$100 from Berkley High School
$250 from the First Congregational Church of Wayne
$375 from Mrs. William T. Gossett of Bloomfield Hills
$324 from the Lambda Chi Omega National Sorority of Pontiac
$200 from the National Secretaries Association of Detroit
$500 from the Pontiac Council of PTA's
$200 from the Waterford Township High School of Pontiac
$200 from the Wayne Federation of Teachers of Wayne

On motion by Mr. Harlan, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve all Oakland University items.(p.196)


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