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    • Agenda of the Meeting of the University Senate, January 13, 1970 

      Oakland University. Senate (1970-01-13)
      Courses-University Forum UC04. 1st reading. Varner, Durward B.-resolution of appreciation. Approved. Autonomy & Independence for Oakland-resolution in favor of. Approved. O'Dowd, Donald-resolution to Board re DOD appointment ...
    • The Construction of the Oakland Way 

      Miller, Karen A.J. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Oakland’s creation in 1957 was the outcome of a strange mélange of boosterism and spite.The University developed from a branch campus if Michigan State University, becoming fully independent in 1970.
    • Fitz Bitz, Jun. 11, 1965 

      Fitzgerald Residents (Fitzgerald House, 1965-06-11)
    • Fitz Bitz, Oct. 17, 1968 

      Fitzgerald Residents (Fitzgerald House, 1968-10-17)
    • Focus: Oakland 1969-09-24 

      The Oakland Sail, Inc. (The Oakland Sail, Inc., 1969-09-24)
      "All Opposition is Fruitless - Chancellor Varner is Invincible" ; I'd like to go to town but I JUST CANT GET A RIDE!!!! ; Students Unite to Keep Varner at OU ; On Prejudice & Discrimination ; Food Service: Do We Have a ...
    • Focus: Oakland 1970-01-16 

      The Oakland Sail, Inc. (The Oakland Sail, Inc., 1970-01-16)
      Students leaders resign - leave Senate ; Varner resigns to take Nebraska job ; Board to pick chancellor today ; 42 students leave posts ; editorial Filling the Void ; Now You See I - Now You Don't ; an interview with Donald ...
    • Focus: Oakland 1970-04-07 

      The Oakland Sail, Inc. (The Oakland Sail, Inc., 1970-04-07)
      Senate to vote tomorrow on educational reform ; Best laid plans ; Huber threatens neo-fascism ; New stud. government would unite factions ; THE SENATE LANSING MICHIGAN ; REVELATION ; Education - Finally ; Cites grievances ...
    • Focus: Oakland 1970-09-16 

      The Oakland Sail, Inc. (The Oakland Sail, Inc., 1970-09-16)
      America: 2 colors - 2 legal codes ; Oakland's Board; Whatever it is! ; Welcome to Oakland: Lock your door ; IS LEISURE LEISURE? ; OUT of FOCUS ; ROUND TWO FOR ED REFORM ; Eh? - STRIKE FOR S.E.T. ; arts & media: MAY BE IT'S ...
    • Inside Oakland: Mid-January 2000 

      University Communications and Marketing (Oakland University, 2000-01-15)
      Transition to new year brings no major technical problems ; Oakland University Update preview ; Grand opening for bookstore ; Seeking Varner memorial ideas ; MLK Day celebrations are set ; Reception opens Barnes exhibit
    • Inside Oakland: November 1999 

      University Communications and Marketing (Oakland University, 1999-11-01)
      Bookstore prepares for smooth future: New improvements and services at the OU bookstore promise to make ordering and purchasing textbooks quicker and easier ; Varner's influence endures ; MBH Holiday Walk features French ...
    • The Matilda Wilson College Proposal of December 1956: The First Curricular Source for Oakland University 

      Tomboulian, Paul; Tomboulian, Alice (Oakland University, 2003-10-01)
      In November 1956, Matilda Dodge Wilson and Alfred Wilson decided to donate their Meadow Brook Farms estate and $2 million to the state of Michigan for the purpose of founding an educational institution. One month later, ...
    • Memories of MSUO 

      White Reynolds, Nadji (2019-12-15)
      Reminiscences of Nadji White, executive assistant to Chancellor Varner from 1959 to 1965.
    • Michigan State University - Oakland Newsletter Mar. 1959 

      Unknown author (Michigan State University - Oakland, 1959-03)
      Articles on: New Chancellor, Building Construction, Bus Schedules, Catalog, Scholarships, Housing Policy, Charter Role, MSUO Scholarship Policy, MSUO Entrance Scholarship, Other Scholarships, Engineering Science at MSUO.
    • Minutes of the Meeting of the Oakland University Board of Trustees January 15, 1959 

      Oakland University. Board of Trustees. (1959-01-15)
      Approval of Community Natl. and Pontiac State Banks as depositories | Designation of Varner as head
    • Minutes of the Meeting of the Oakland University Board of Trustees January 16, 1958 

      Oakland University. Board of Trustees. (1958-01-16)
      Assignment of responsibility for development to Varner
    • Minutes of the Meeting of the University Senate, March 12, 1970 

      Oakland University. Senate (1970-03-12)
      Provost search-Ad hoc Committee on Appointment of Provost. Approved. Linguistics, Department of-establishment. 1st reading. Exploratories-freshman-modifications of program. 1st reading. Varner, Durward B.-honorary degree ...
    • The Oakland University Chronicles 

      Tomboulian, Paul; Tomboulian, Alice (Oakland University, 2000-04-01)
      The Oakland University Chronicles are a set of oral histories about the beginnings of Oakland University. The Chronicles focus mainly on the years 1957–1963, before the graduation of the first class.
    • OU Alumni News, February 1970 

      Oakland University. Alumni Relations (Office of Alumni Relations, 1970-02)
      Donald D. O'Dowd becomes chancellor ; Goodbye Woody - and thanks! ; Faculty staff support O'Dowd for chancellor ; Oakland seeks independence ; Students resign from senate and committees ; Oakland Center addition doubles ...
    • OU Alumni News, May 1967 

      Oakland University. Alumni Relations (Office of Alumni Relations, 1967-05)
      Alumni fund drive reaches 51% of $3,000 goal ; Mrs. Hope honored - named one of Detroit's top ten working women ; New constitution - includes students in university senate ; 192 receive degrees in April commencement ; ...
    • OU Alumni News, September 1965 

      Oakland University. Alumni Relations (Office of Alumni Relations, 1965-09)
      State of the university ; Triumph of Meadow Brook