Office of the President

Wilson Hall, Suite 4000
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)


Oakland University leadership is charged with carrying out the strategic goals of the university, as well as maintaining the highest regard for the university’s mission and vision. The University is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by academic and administrative leaders, including the President, the Provost, Deans and Vice Presidents.

A headshot of Britt Rios-Ellis.

Britt Rios-Ellis
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
(248) 370-2190
[email protected]
Academic Affairs
East Wilson Hall, 3rd Floor

A headshot of Joshua Merchant.

Joshua D. Merchant

Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
(248) 370-4287
[email protected]
Chief of Staff
East Wilson Hall, 4th Floor

 A head shot of Glenn McIntosh

Glenn McIntosh
Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer
(248) 370-4200
[email protected]
Student Affairs and Diversity
150 Oakland Center

Professional head shot of John Young

John O. Young
Vice President
(248) 370-2946
[email protected]
Communications and Marketing
112 Anibal House

A headshot of Steve Waterfield.

Steve Waterfield 
Director of Athletics
(248) 370-3190
[email protected]
201 Recreation & Athletic Center

A headshot of Michael Westfall.

Michael J. Westfall
Vice President
(248) 364-6152
[email protected]
University Advancement
John Dodge House

A headshot of Boyd Farnam.

Boyd C. Farnam

Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
[email protected]
Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Wilson Hall

A headshot of Rochelle Black.

Rochelle Black
Vice President
(248) 370-3682
[email protected]
Government and Community Relations
123 Wilson Hall

Headshot photo of Stephen Mackey

Stephen Mackey
Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer to the Board of Trustees
[email protected]
Finance and Administration
Wilson Hall

Headshot photo of Dawn Aubry

Dawn Aubry
Vice President
(248) 370-3364
[email protected]
Enrollment Management
North Foundation Hall