Summary Information

Oakland University Archives and Special Collections
Provost Keith Kleckner collection
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Linear feet

Preferred Citation

Item, folder title, box no., Provost Keith Kleckner collection, Oakland University Archives

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Biographical note

Keith Kleckner joined the new OU School of Engineering in 1966 as an Associate Professor and was promoted to Full Professor in 1971. He served as Assistant to the Dean for Graduate Studies from 1970-1976. In 1977 he was appointed Associate Provost and on Dec. 16, 1981 he was named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, a post he held until 1992. He then returned to the teaching faculty and was awarded emeritus status upon his retirement in 2001.

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Scope and Contents note

The Keith Kleckner collection consist of memos and other files found in other collections and brought together to record the activities of the Provost's Office during Kleckner's term.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Oakland University Archives and Special Collections

Kresge Library
100 Library Drive
Rochester, MI, 48309

Access and Use note

The Keith Kleckner collection is open for research.


Copyright held by Oakland University.


Collection created by Linda Hildebrand; processed by Dominique Daniel, November 2015

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Collection Inventory

Administrative Files 


Correspondence, 1976-1979 

Correspondence, 1980-1981 

Correspondence, 1982-1984 

Correspondence, 1985-1986 

Correspondence, 1987-1989 

Correspondence, 1990-1992 

Committee on Academic Mission and Priorities (CAMP) 1982 

Reorganization of the Division of Academic Affairs 1981-1982 

University Senate memos 1981-1992 

Oakland University’s response to the Governor’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education in Michigan (Task Force chaired by Suzanne Frankie) 1984-1985   3 folders.

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Miscellaneous files 


Projected new academic programs. 09/01/1976 

Class meetings during the strike, including faculty checklist. 09/08/1976 

Changes in AP and CT levels. 09/21/1976 

Fall/Winter class module revision. 02/03/1977 

Peer institutions for Oakland University. 06/30/1977 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. 12/12/1977 

Student library fee proposal 05/24/1978 

Evening service hours 09/28/1981 

School of Performing Arts faculty ratios 12/04/1981 

62 credit rule 02/05/1982 

Interim terms and conditions of employment for bargaining unit faculty 12/06/1982 

Monday-Wednesday-Friday daytime class modules 12/21/1982 

Position reallocations and related matters 01/14/1983 

Legislation requiring a course in moral values 04/25/1985, 10/07/1985 

Planning and evaluation for programs of the College of Arts and Sciences, 1985-1986 1985-1986 

Lengthening the periods between classes 12/09/1985 

Thinking and writing across the curriculum. 04/07/1986 

Employee recognition program announced 09/0?/1986 

Faculty retraining program 10/10/1986 

Readmission to the University following dismissals 01/08/1987, 02/05/1987 

Teaching and evaluation of writing and reading. 02/02/1987 

Three credit courses. 08/20/1987 

Admission and readmission of foreign students 11/24/1987, 12/17/1987 

Response to state concerns about duplication of programs, e.g. Projects in Intelligent Robotics and Automated Manufacturing Processes and Projects in Biotechnology 12/07/1987 

Pigging out 12/14/1987 

Eve-of-departure promotions to full professor rank. 12/16/1987 

Criteria for appointment to the rank of distinguished professor. 04/08/1988 

Academic Affairs data report. 01/30/1991 

What the 1991 SAT scores mean to OU. 09/06/1991 

The Oakland Mathematical/Science/Technology School. 10/04/1991 

Proposed Study on Minority Student Recruitment and Retention. 07/10/1992 

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