Jan. 27, 2006
Martin Cohen, assistant professor emeritus of librarianship at Western Michigan University, died Dec. 11, 2005, in Kalamazoo on his 90th birthday.
Cohen began his teaching career at WMU in 1960 and retired in 1977. In 1976, he was the recipient of the University's Teaching Excellence Award.
Cohen was a graduate of Harvard and Simmons College and earned a master's degree from Boston Teachers College. Prior to joining the WMU faculty, he taught in the Boston Public Schools, and worked at public libraries in Kalamazoo as well as in New Jersey and Illinois.
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