Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 55

  • Bequest boosts town/gown unity

    Antioch College alumni Prexy Nesbitt, left, Joni Rabinowitz and Paul Graham took part in a panel discussion on Friday, June 18, on local civil rights actions, with a focus on the effort to desegregate the Gegner barbership in 1964. The reunion’s overall theme was “Race and Social Justice.” (submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    A $3 million bequest from the estate of longtime Antioch College faculty member Nolan Miller and his brother Richard Miller will enable Antioch College to financially support its students who wish to work in nonprofit organizations in Yellow Springs…

  • Mitzi Manny

    Mildred “Mitzi” Manny, longtime villager and beloved member of the Unitarian community, died on Wednesday, June 24, of cancer at the Friends Care Community Extended Living Center, where she had moved after becoming ill. Mitzi was born September 21, 1918. She was 91 years old and lived on Cedar Court in the Friends Care Community […]

  • Alumni come to town

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama. Alumna Eleanor Holmes Norton, the U.S. Congresswoman from Washington, D.C., will speak at the Saturday, June 22, alumni dinner.

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama.

  • Council looks at affordability

    Village Council needs to decide whether it intends to make affordable housing a priority before moving ahead with a specific project, John Davis told Council members at their June 7 meeting.

  • McGregor is Antioch Midwest

    As of July 1, Antioch University McGregor will be known by its new name, Antioch University Midwest. The name change was announced last Saturday, June 12.

  • AAUP: college closing not necessary

    Last weekend the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, officially voted to sanction Antioch University for infringements of governance standards for actions related to the closing of Antioch College.

  • School deficit is bigger and came sooner than expected

    The Yellow Springs school district budget deficit is bigger and increasing faster than expected, according to Superintendent Tony Armocida at the school board meeting on Thursday, June 10.

  • College gets stimulus funds

    Antioch College was identified last week as one of 13 Ohio institutions of higher education chosen to receive federal stimulus funds for energy conservation projects.

  • Nonstop dialogues seek the new

    In March Nonstop presented Ashley Dawson of the City University of New York and Malini Schueller of the University of Florida who, via video teleconference, interacted with audience members in the Nonstop series on higher education. (Submitted photo by Migiwa Orimo)

    Never ones to be constrained by conventional thinking, members of Nonstop Institute are taking an unusual approach to bringing interesting thinkers to Yellow Springs in their series of talks this spring on higher education.

  • Stutzman’s land for lease

    The 20-acre plot of Village-owned land on U.S. 68 North that formerly housed Stutzman’s Garden and Landscaping Center will be available for rent within a few months, according to Village Council at its June 7 meeting.

  • McGregor name change announced

    Fishbein

    Michael Fishbein was officially inaugurated on Saturday, June 12, as the president of the school formerly known as Antioch University McGregor, now Antioch University Midwest.

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