Josh Cassada, a former Navy test pilot who graduated with a B.A. in physics from Albion College in 1995, was chosen by NASA as one of eight new astronaut candidates who will receive training for missions that, in the future, could include an asteroid and Mars.
James Galbally, president of The Galbally Group, has accepted the position of Albion College's interim vice president of finance and administration. Galbally, who joins the College on June 24, will hold this post while current VPFA Mike Frandsen serves as Albion’s interim president for the next year.
Albion College has announced the selection of Dow Corning executive J. Donald Sheets, '82, as chair of the College's Board of Trustees beginning July 1, 2013. Sheets succeeds outgoing chair Paul Tobias, '73, who remains on the board.