Board of Trustees

Wilson Hall, Suite 3000
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)

February 10, 2020


Oakland University
Board of Trustees Formal Session

February 10, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Oakland Center, Banquet Room A 

Presiding: Chair W. David Tull 

A.    Call to Order - Chair W. David Tull

B.    Roll CallSecretary Victor A. Zambardi

C.    Advisory Board Reports

                   1.   Golden Grizzlies Champions Club Advisory BoardAnne Dieters-Williams, Chair and Mark Guthrie, Vice Chair

                   2.   Young Alumni Chapter LeadershipAmy Ring Cebelak, Chair

D.    President's ReportPresident Ora Hirsch Pescovitz; and Michael A. Mazzeo, Dean, School of Business Administration

E.    Consent Agenda for Consideration/Action - Chair W. David Tull

       Tab 1.   Consent Agenda

                   Tab 2.  Treasurer's Report  

                   Tab 3.   Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of December 9, 2019 

                   Tab 4.   University Personnel Actions

                   Tab 5.   Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the  Period of  November 23, 2019 through January 24, 2020

                   Tab 6.   Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of November 1 - December 31, 2019

                   Tab 7.   Renewal of Elsevier Subscription Agreement

                   Tab 8.   Approval of Dell Financial Services Lease for High-Performance Computing Cluster Including Storage 

                   Tab 9.   Acceptance of Meadow Brook Subdivision Guarantee Report  

F.    New Items for Consideration/Action

       Tab 10.  Appointment of Linda Pavonetti to the Rank of Distinguished ProfessorJames P. Lentini

       Tab 11.  Appointment of Karen Sheridan to the Rank of Distinguished ProfessorJames P. Lentini

       Tab 12.  Appointment of Vijayan Sugumaran to the Rank of Distinguished ProfessorJames P. Lentini

       Tab 13.  Renewal of Charter for Four Corners Montessori AcademyJames P. Lentini

       Tab 14.  Renewal of Charter for Universal AcademyJames P. Lentini

       Tab 15.  Renewal of Charter for Weston Preparatory AcademyJames P. Lentini   

G.    Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board

H.    Adjournment

Action: The Board of Trustees reserves the right to add or delete agendum items during any formal session and to discuss, act on, or postpone any agendum item during any formal session.

Rules for Addressing the Board: Any person wishing to address the Board of Trustees at a formal session must submit a written request to the Office of the Board of Trustees prior to the formal session or to a representative of the Office of the Board of Trustees at the formal session, that includes the person’s name and the subject matter the person wishes to address.  The Board of Trustees generally limits the length of time that a person may address the Board of Trustees to two (2) minutes, and will designate the time for public participation during a certain part of the agenda.

Disabilities and Special Assistance: Any person with a disability requesting special assistance should contact the Office of the Board of Trustees no less than three (3) business days before the scheduled formal session for which the special assistance is being requested.

Contact Information: Contact the Board of Trustees in writing at Wilson Hall, Room 203, 371 Wilson Blvd., Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309, by telephone at (248) 370-3112, or by email at [email protected].