Distinguished Professors of Oakland University

Oakland University Board of Trustees Appoints Two to the Rank of "Distinguished Professor" Including Frank Giblin of Rochester Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the request to appoint Frank Giblin, Ph.D. and Terri L. Orbuch Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The … [Read more...]

Oakland University to add 660 Parking Spaces this Summer

Parking Expansion Plan Approved for Fall 2017 The Oakland University Board of Trustees has approved a $7.2 million plan to expand main campus parking capacity by more than 8 percent, as well as to create a new traffic circle at the intersection of Pioneer Drive and Meadow Brook Road. Cognizant of overall parking demand that at times has exceeded capacity, University engineers worked with consultants to identify seven sites where parking could be added affordably and with minimal … [Read more...]

OU Seeks New President After Not Renewing Current Contract

Oakland University Board Chair announces plan for seeking a president in 2017 Oakland University Board of Trustees Chairman Richard L. DeVore today announced the Oakland University Board of Trustees’ plan for seeking a new president for the University following George W. Hynd’s successful three-year term as president. “President George Hynd was exactly the transition leader we needed at the helm the last few years,” Chair Richard L. DeVore said. “As president, he has worked hard to bring … [Read more...]

Robert I. Schostak Named to OU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Oakland University alumnus and long-time supporter Robert I. Schostak, of Bloomfield Hills, to the Oakland University Board of Trustees. "Bobby Schostak has years of executive leadership experience and is well prepared to help lead Oakland University and prepare its graduates for the challenges of the 21st century," Snyder said. Oakland University President George W. Hynd shared similar sentiments upon learning of the appointment. “We are thrilled to … [Read more...]