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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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading