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  • Cover 

    (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 13 cover
  • Statement of Purpose 

    (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 13 statement of purpose
  • Table of Contents 

    (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 13 table of contents
  • Editor's Notes 

    Nixon, Jude V. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Oakland Journal Issue 13 editorial notes
  • Liberal Education-The Foundation 

    Russi, Gary D. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Today, the liberal arts are the foundation of any degree conferred by Oakland University; this is still the bedrock educational principle that guides our mission. An Oakland University graduate may have a degree in electrical ...
  • An Academic Journey 

    Moudgil, Virinder K. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
  • MSUO to OU: Reversion to the Norm 

    Burdick, Harvey; Burke, Richard; Tomboulian, Paul (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    In the following record of an informal conversation held in May 2007, three early faculty members recall the beginnings of OU—called MSUO then—and the seemingly inevitable changes that occurred over time.
  • The Campus Architecture of Oakland University 

    Cameron, John B. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
  • 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.
  • Keep a Low Profile 

    Hirschfeld-Medalia, Adeline (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    The early years that led to the development of Oakland University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
  • Poems from the Office 

    Byrne, K. Bill (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
  • Examining Faculty-Administrative Relationships: Looking at the Research 

    Awbrey, Susan (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    It appears that many faculty members think that administrators don’t respect academic values and many administrators think that faculty members don’t understand the role administration plays in the life of the institution. ...
  • Born and Born Again: 1969 and Its Discords 

    Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    The discord of the 1960s led to the development of the Honors College at Oakland University.
  • Oakland’s History for Beginners: One Professor’s Perspective 

    Eberwein, Jane Donahue (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    A brief history of Oakland University from one professor's perspective.
  • Reminiscences of OU 

    White, Gertrude M. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    Experiences during the early years of Oakland University, from one of the charter faculty.
  • Poems 

    Rice, Gerald (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
  • An OU Family Affair 

    Granthen, Julie (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    While representing the alumni association over the years at orientations, recruiting events, commencements, etc, I was struck not only by how many OU graduates and former students encourage their children to attend OU but ...
  • Oakland and Me: A Look Back at My Decanal Years 

    Horwitz, Ronald M. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    “My years as dean, from 1979 to 1991, were the most professionally rewarding of my entire academic career.” Let’s see why.
  • Those Halcyon Days in the University Pub 

    Clatworthy, Jim; Clatworthy, Julie (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
    When did the University ever have a Pub?
  • Poems 

    Herschfeld-Medalia, Adeline (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)

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