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Oakland University is a legally autonomous state institution of higher learning. Legislation creating Oakland University as an independent institution, separate from Michigan State University, was established under Act No. 35, Public Acts of 1970. The university is governed by an eight-member board of trustees appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Michigan Senate.
Oakland University, as an equal opportunity institution, is committed to compliance with all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination. Oakland University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs, and activities. Inquiries or complaints should be addressed to: Director, Office of University Diversity and Compliance, 203 Wilson Hall, 2200 North Squirrel Road, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401.
Oakland University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504, 800-621-7440).