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Computer Science Department Gains Endowed Professorship with Gift | Kalamazoo College

Judith Bollinger ’77, a Kalamazoo College trustee, and her husband, William, are creating the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science with a generous gift to K.

A generous gift from a Kalamazoo College alumna and her spouse will support the institution’s students and its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023, by funding the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science.

“We are deeply honored and grateful to the Bollingers for this wonderful gift,” Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez said. “This endowment will strengthen our Computer Science Department and invest in

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Computer science department reverses course, suspends plan for an admissions-based system

Updated 2:15 p.m.: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Terry Rhodes confirmed Wednesday in an email to the DTH that she paused the computer science department’s plans for an admissions process, stating that the department’s announcement was premature. 

She reiterated that the college is still in the planning process.

Updated 5:30 p.m.: Less than 24 hours after announcing its plans to implement an admissions policy, the computer science department issued an email to all computer science majors and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Terry Rhodes, stating that the admissions plans have been suspended. 


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Google settles with Labor Department over alleged hiring and pay discrimination

The settlement includes back pay and interest to thousands of female engineers.

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Google will pay almost $2.6 million to settle claims of “systemic compensation and hiring discrimination” at offices in California and Washington, the US Department of Labor said Monday. 

The department said it found pay disparities that affected Google female engineering employees, as well as female and Asian job applicants. As part of the settlement, Google will provide $1.3 million in back pay and interest to almost 2,600 female engineers, and $1.2 million to almost 3,000 applicants who weren’t hired. 

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