Harold W. Boles
Jan. 10, 2002
Harold W. Boles, emeritus in educational leadership, died Oct. 6, 2001. He was 86.
The Eaton Rapids, Mich., resident joined the WMU faculty in 1961 as a specialist in school administration and school plant operation. He retired in 1984.
During his tenure at WMU, Boles wrote four textbooks and served as chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and the former Department of School Services. As an exchange teacher and visiting fellow, the Indiana native also taught briefly at Western Australia Institute of Technology and the University of Guam.
Boles, also a former member of the Kalamazoo County Commission on Aging and the Portage Human Resources Board, earned degrees from Indiana University and Ohio State University.