Gordon Bolar retired as General Manager of Public Radio Station WMUK-FM in Kalamazoo, MI after 36 years of nonprofit development and management in public media and the arts. He is a writer, playwright and theatre reviewer, currently living in Kalamazoo. After teaching university theater in Rhode Island and Arkansas, he worked for the Louisiana Division of the Arts. He served as Director of Sitka Fine Arts Camp, and then Development Director of Public TV and Radio station KAKM/KSKA in Anchorage. Gordon earned an M.F.A. in Directing from Ohio University and received a Ph.D. in theater from Louisiana State University.
What works — and does not work — in creating a tolerant, creative atmosphere?