Kalamazoo College

8:54 am
Wed April 3, 2013

K College gets first female board chairperson

Charlotte Hall and Don Parfet
Credit Kalamazoo College

Newspaper editor Charlotte Hall will become the first woman to head Kalamazoo College's Board of Trustees. Hall will take over from current board chairman Don Parfet in June.

Hall was an editor at several newspapers, including the Orlando Sentinel. She's also the chairwoman of the American Society of News Editors and is a visiting professor of journalism and Washington and Lee University.

Hall graduated from K College in 1966. She says her top priorities include enlarging the college's financial base and attracting more students.

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7:01 am
Fri March 29, 2013

K College prize draws global interest

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The winners of the global and regional prizes will be announced on May 11th.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Some 188 organizations have applied for the first-ever Kalamazoo College Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice. Applicants representing 23 countries, as well as 25 states and the District of Columbia, are competing for the $25,000 prize, Kalamazoo College said in a press release.
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2:53 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

K College president tapped for national post

Kalamazoo College President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaren
Credit NAICU-Kalamazoo College

The president of Kalamazoo College is getting some national attention. Eileen Wilson-Oyelaren has been named chairwoman of the board at the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

She took the position at the group’s annual meeting in Washington last week. The association represents the interests of private non-profit colleges and universities.

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2:42 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Paw Paw native helps search for Amelia Earhart

Patricia Webb at dockside
Credit Patricia Webb

Amelia Earhart’s disappearance near the end of what she hoped would be a flight around the world in 1937 created an enduring mystery. But a 1978 graduate of Kalamazoo College is part of an organization that may have found the aviator’s final resting place.

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9:01 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Choral Festival shows what high school vocalists can do

Dr. Kimberly Dunn Adams

High school choirs in Southwest Michigan have been rehearsing for the 15th Annual High School Choral Festival. The event is put on by the Kalamazoo Bach Festival this week at Kalamazoo College.

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