higher education

Eastern Michigan President Susan Martin announced Tuesday that she will leave her post as head of the university, effective on the seven-year anniversary of her hiring, July 7, 2015. Her announcement came during a scheduled strategic planning meeting at the student center in front of about 75 faculty and staff members. (MLive)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo College will not require ACT or SAT standardized test scores for admission starting with fall 2016 admission. K-College joins more than 800 colleges and universities in the country that admit students without regard to test scores. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Dennis Bona soon will learn if he has a new job. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees is set to pick a new president for Northland Community and Technical College during its meeting Wednesday afternoon. Bona, president of Kellogg Community College, was one of three semifinalists named last month for the job in Minnesota. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees and administrators on Saturday heard from about 100 students who expressed concerns about marginalization, racism and safety at the college and made a case for creation of an intercultural center on campus. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

BENTON HARBOR, MI -- Lake Michigan College President Robert Harrison will retire at the end of 2015, according to an announcement from the college Tuesday. Harrison has been president of the college for six years. He joined the college in 1999 as executive dean of Bertrand Crossing and workforce services.