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K President: Congressional Plan a ‘Tax on Knowledge’

Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez is among the higher-education officials raising concern for a tax plan under consideration in Congress. In an interview Monday on Michigan Radio’s “Stateside” program, Gonzalez said the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs … Continue reading

BachFest Christmas! a Major Debut for New Music Director

New Music Director Christopher Ludwa Speaking about his ambitions for the Kalamazoo Bach Festival, new Music Director Christopher Ludwa talks about what inspires him. Johann Sebastian Bach, the festival’s namesake? A reverence for the ancient traditions of choral music? The long history of the organization … Continue reading

Performance Competition Brings Music Students to K

Michigan Music Teachers Association Performance Competition Kalamazoo College welcomes the students visiting this weekend for the Michigan Music Teachers Association Performance Competition for solo and chamber instrumentalists. Performances will be at Recital Hall, Dalton Theater and the band room at the Light Fine Arts Building. For … Continue reading

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Admission Center

Four Administrators Conduct Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Kalamazoo College students, faculty, staff and administrators conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 13 to celebrate the opening of the College’s new Admission Center. The former bed and breakfast at 106 Thompson St., next to West Main and across the street … Continue reading

Music Concerts This Weekend Feature Students

Music Concerts This Weekend Make plans today to attend three music concerts this weekend featuring Kalamazoo College students. 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Dalton Theatre: Directed by Thomas G. Evans, Kalamazoo College’s Jazz Band pulls together an eclectic collection of contemporary and … Continue reading

Festival Playhouse Stages ‘Fun Home’

Fun Home actors rehearse ahead of premiere “Fun Home,” a Tony Award-winning musical adapted for the stage by Kalamazoo College alumna Lisa Kron ’83 and Jeanine Tesori from a best-selling graphic memoir of the same name, will be the Festival Playhouse’s first production of its 54th season. … Continue reading

K Welcomes Visitors to Family Weekend

Young student with her mom Welcome, families, to Family Weekend at Kalamazoo College! Below you will find a list of activities along with links to the campus map in our virtual tour, providing the locations of each facility. Questions about Family Weekend may be directed … Continue reading

College Celebrates Honors Day

Honors Day Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the College’s annual Honors Day convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Oct. 27, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences … Continue reading