NEWS: Meet and greet with Interim President

By Lauren Barthold | @bylaurenb


On Thursday, July 11th from 2 to 4pm, Interim President Dr. Betty J. Youngblood held a meet and greet in the banquet rooms of the Oakland Center.

Dr. Youngblood greeted every single person as they walked through the double doors.  After just about everyone was seated inside with refreshment, she was introduced and took the stage to discuss her plans for Oakland University (OU).


Click the link below to hear audio of Dr. Youngblood talk about where she is from, her education, and some of her plans for OU.

“I have always attributed every success that I made in my career to my years as a student on this beautiful campus,” she said.  “We are going to do our upmost to make certain that no plans, no projects, and no initiatives that are currently in progress are overlooked or forgotten.  I know we can count on your support and your input to keep us on track.”

Betty J. Youngblood Speech