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Ron Kitchens Steps Down From WMU Board

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Earlene McMichael
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WMUK

A Western Michigan University Trustee who stayed on the Board after moving out of state is leaving it after all.

Ron Kitchens left Michigan about half a year ago to take a job in Alabama. He’s the former head of the economic development agency Southwest Michigan First.

In a statement today, the University thanked Kitchens for his service to Western, and said Governor Gretchen Whitmer would appoint his replacement.

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