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Recent-Graduate Trustees Ensure Board’s Decisions Empower Students

Asia Liza Morales is among the recent-graduate trustees An idea from the Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees is ensuring that K’s students will continue to thrive in the K-Plan. The board has decided that three of its members, elected to three-year terms, will serve as recent-graduate trustees. The […]

Trustee to be Tapped as Peace Corps Chief

Peace Corps Chief Nominee Josephine Olsen Kalamazoo College Trustee Josephine “Jody” K. Olsen will be nominated to head the Peace Corps, the agency has announced. A K trustee since 2010, Olsen previously has served as acting director of the Peace Corps and was the agency’s deputy […]

David R. Markin (1931-2013)

David Markin portrait The K community is saddened to learn of the death of David Markin, a longtime friend of the College. David was an influential businessman, serving as president and CEO of Checkers Motors in Kalamazoo—maker of the iconic Checker cab—for almost […]

K Trustee Ronda Stryker Receives YWCA Lifetime Award

Ronda Stryker Kalamazoo College Trustee and Kalamazoo-area philanthropist Ronda Stryker will receive the 2013 YWCA Lifetime Woman of Achievement Award at an award celebration May 21 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. The YWCA Award is given to an area person who has demonstrated a […]

Kalamazoo College Will Soon Have First Female Board Chair

Charlotte Hall and Don Parfet shaking hands Charlotte Hall ′66 is slated to become the first woman to lead the Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees in the 180-year history of the College. A K trustee since 1999, Hall will take over from current Board Chair Don Parfet, […]