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Oakland University president giving $1 million to school

Oct. 04, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — The president of Oakland University said she is donating $1 million to the school for scholarships. “I want to attract students who may not be thinking about Oakland. We have so much to offer them," Ora Pescovitz told The Detroit News. ...

Oakland U faculty end strike with new contract with school

Sep. 04, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Professors at at Oakland University in suburban Detroit ended a two-day strike Saturday after reaching a contract agreement with the school. The two sides struck a deal at 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Terms were not disclosed. ...

Faculty on strike during opening day at Oakland University

Sep. 02, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The first day of classes at Oakland University in suburban Detroit started Thursday with a strike by professors. “Oakland is using the pandemic as a pretext to cut faculty compensation and exert control over academic programs. ... The...