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K Launches Strategic Plan

Kalamazoo College has set a five-year goal of becoming “the definitive leader in integrating academic rigor with life-changing experiential education in a values-driven community.” That’s the vision outlined in the College’s new strategic plan.

Kalamazoo College Provost Mickey McDonald

College Will Miss Departing Provost

Mickey McDonald has filled the challenging role of provost for a decade. As he leaves to become president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, those who have come to know him say he has handled daunting tasks with tact, skill and empathy.

Rocketry Gold Medalist Emma Kristal

K Grad Achieves Lofty Rocketry Goals

A recent Kalamazoo College alumna is returning to a prominent world stage and shooting for the stars in rocketry. Emma Kristal ’18 will compete for the fifth time with Team USA July 28-Aug. 4, 2018, in the World Space Modeling Championships.

First tenured black professor Romeo Phillips sitting and smiling at Stetson Chapel

The First is Making it Last

It’s a landmark for a landmark: Romeo Phillips, Kalamazoo College’s first tenured black professor, has turned 90. Long retired (it took two tries), he remains happy, healthy and extremely busy.

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What I Do for Fun

Milo Madole of the Kalamazoo College Alumni Association Executive Board understands you have a lot of demands on your time, but he says none of those activities is as rewarding as volunteering for the College.