Bernard S. Palchick, American academic administrator, painter, educator. Member of Michigan Watercolor Society, Watercolor United States of America Honor Society, Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Palchick, Bernard S. was born on September 24, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Bachelor in Painting, Purdue University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design, 1971.
Instructor art Kalamazoo College, 1972—1974, assistant professor art, 1974—1979, associate professor art, 1979—1987, professor art, since 1987, chair art department, 1977—1985, chair division fine arts, 1982—1995, director endowed artist-in-residence program, since 1984, associate provost, 1987—1989, special assistant to president for communications, 1990, acting chair theatre department, 1994—1995, acting provost, 1996—1997, vice president college advancement, 1997—2006, interim president, 2004—2005. Board member Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1994—1999, Plz. Arts Circuit, Western Michigan University, 1999—2003, Kalamazoo Community in Schools, since 2005, Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council, since 2005.
Member of Michigan Watercolor Society, Watercolor United States of America Honor Society, Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Married Lisa Palchick. Children: Linnea, Benjamin.