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Q&A: Albion city manager Sheryl Mitchell

 Albion’s long search for a new City Manager has finally come to an end. On Sept. 3, 2014, Sheryl Mitchell started her first full day on the job as the new City Manager for the Albion [...]

Albion College inaugurates 16th president Mauri Ditzler

On Friday, Sept. 12, Albion College inaugurated its 16th president, Mauri Ditzler.  Ditzler, who officially assumed the duties of college president July 1, came to Albion after serving as president of Monmouth College in Illinois. The [...]

Q&A with Senator Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, ’81 alumus, is the Senate Majority Leader for the Michigan State Senate.  Richardville then spent time in the private sector, working at both furniture manufacturers La-Z-Boy and Herman Miller before first running for the [...]

Budget put on ice

Albion administrators have instituted a pay and hiring freeze for the next year. Faculty and staff will not receive raises, and any searches for tenure track faculty have stopped, according to president Donna Randall. [...]

A smart gamble

With the Michigan economy and unemployment rate on a downward spiral, the news of any business opening is good news, especially when that business is expected to make a significant impact on the job market. [...]

The cost of staying healthy

Melinda Withrow is an Albion College employee and single mother of three. She remembers suffering from pneumonia for three weeks knowing that she could not afford prescriptions because she had to feed her family. It was [...]

Feeling the financial squeeze

Restructuring in the institutional advancement office marked the first of a series of changes to be made to divisions throughout the college over the current semester which are the result of an ongoing evaluation process that [...]