Kresge Library

MINUTES OF THE MEETING
of the
BOARD Of TRUSTEES
October 28, 1960

On October 14, Mrs. Matilda R. Wilson forwarded stock certificates for 3,000 shares of Clark Equipment Company stock. This stock was quoted on the New York Stock Exchange at 302 per share on that date, making the total gift amount to $91,500. It is necessary for the Board to authorize the sale of this stock and the necessary transfer on the completion of such sale. The exact wording of this resolution will be prepared by Attorney Carr.

On motion by Mr. Vanderploeg, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it was voted to approve the above item.

Mr. Varner requests that the Board authorize an application to the Federal Housing Administration in the total amount of $1,100,000--$600,000 for student housing and $500,000 for the expansion of the Student Center. The appropriate wording for the form of the resolution required by the Federal Housing Administration will be prepared by Attorney Carr.

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

Chancellor Varner recommended that Swanson Associates be engaged as architects for the addition to the Student Center at MSU-O and that Louis G. Redstone, architect, be formally designated as architect for student housing at MSUO.

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

Bids were opened at Michigan State University-Oakland for the Kresge Library project on October 7.

Successful bidders were:

  J. A. Fredman General Contract
$ 750,880
  Shaw-Winkler Mechanical Contract
219,384
  Cates Electric Company Electrical Contract
116,500
  Detroit Elevator Company Elevator Contract
19,889
     
$1,106,653

Proposed budget:

  Construction
$1,106,653
  Furnishings & Equipment
75,000
  Utilities
90,000
  Site Improvement
100,000
  Architect
57,500
  Contingency
70,847
   
$1,500,000

On motion by Dr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Stevens, it was voted to approve this item.

Appointment of Gertrude Mason White as Assistant Professor of English at $6,400 effective September 1, 1960.

Change in status of Walter Stowe Collins II, Associate Professor of Music at Michigan State University-Oakland, from a salary of $8,200 per year on a 12-month basis to the same salary on a 10-month basis, effective August 15, 1960.

Change in status of Roland John Hidde Jr., from Assistant in Student Affairs to Assistant Director of Intramural Sports at Michigan State University-Oakland, from a temporary to a regular appointment subject to tenure rules, effective September l, 1960.

Change in status of Robert William Holmes, Assistant Professor of Music at Michigan State University-Oakland, from a temporary to a regular appointment subject to tenure rules, effective September 1, 1960. (p.71)

Personnel action:

Establishment of a Clerk-Stenographer I position at Michigan State University-Oakland, paid from account 71-2842.

Establishment of the following positions at Michigan State University-Oakland:
     Clerk III in the Business Office, paid from account 91-9681
     Food Supervisor IVA, paid from account 21-2820

Reclassification of the following positions at Michigan State University-Oakland:
      Clerk-Typist to a Library Clerk II position
     Clerk-Stenographer I to a Library Clerk III position

Gift for the Scholarship Fund:

Gift of $280 from John W., and Madeline S. Shenefield of Bloomfield Hills for the Michigan State University-Oakland Scholarship Fund.

It is recommended that effective with the fall term of 1961 all new students be required to make a deposit of $50 as a prerequisite for admission to the University. When a student applies for admission and is advised that he is admissible, he will be required to make a deposit totaling $50 before a stated date. If the deposit is made, the student will be regarded as admitted. If no deposit is made, there will be no formal admission.

The deposit will be credited to the fees normally charged for the first quarter.

A withdrawal date will be included as a part of the procedure with the deposit refundable if the University is notified prior to a certain date.

On motion by Mr. Vanderploeg, seconded by Mr. Merriman, it was voted to approve the above item. (p.72)


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