This collection contains documents that shed light on the history of Kalamazoo College's Study Abroad program. It was begun in 1958 as part of the groundbreaking "K Plan" created at the College.

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  • In the Beginning 

    Stavig, Richard T., 1927-2015 (1986)
    Dr. Richard Stavig's Honors Day 1986 talk on the history of Kalamazoo College's Study Abroad program.
  • Kalamazoo College Review (1974, No. 1) 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1974)
  • Kalamazoo College: A Foreign Study Scrapbook 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1980)
    From the cover: "Foreign study is a special option for Kalamazoo College students. Since 1958 the foreign study program has sent over 4000 students to 32 countries. The College maintains several foreign study centers ...
  • The Foreign Study Program at Kalamazoo College, 1958-1974 

    Light, Richard Upjohn, 1902-1994 (1974)
    A review of the first sixteen years of Kalamazoo College's Study Abroad program.
  • Index articles on early Study Abroad program 

    Barrett, Laurence N., 1915-2002; Kalamazoo College Index (1959)
    A selection of articles appearing in the Kalamazoo College "Index" regarding the Study Abroad program in its early years.
  • Light Scholars letters 

    Hinkle, Marilyn, 1922-2007; Dekema, Judith; Harlow, Linda; Helgeson, Susan; Lillie, John Howard; Lamb, Dennis; Fish, Elaine Alberta; Cummings, Barbara L.; Tomlinson, Nancy (1963)
    Selected letters from students to Dr. Richard U. Light, expressing their gratitude for the opportunity to study abroad.