Kalamazoo College

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.

The winners of the global and regional prizes will be announced on May 11th.

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.

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.

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.