Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 72

  • Prominent academics call for the reopening of college

    More than 1,480 academics from liberal arts faculties and state and private universities around the country have signed a petition expressing their support for the efforts of the Antioch College alumni and faculty to save the college.

  • Barr conditions approved

    At their July 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution identifying conditions to be met for the Friends Care Community’s planned development for senior apartments.

  • Blazing her own trail, with cancer

    In her fight with a rare cancer, Esther Damaser found she has had to become her own expert on the disease.

    In her 28-year journey as a person with cancer, Esther Damaser has learned many things. Like many cancer survivors, she learned to not sweat the small stuff, and to spend time doing what she loves, rather than what she feels obligated to do.

  • Faculty launches Nonstop

    Some small towns, if they’re lucky, are home to a liberal arts college. But Yellow Springs may be the first village that is a liberal arts college, or at least that will become one on September 4, when the many doors of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute…

  • Efforts at independence for Antioch College move ahead

    Efforts to create an independent Antioch College moved forward last week with a resolution issued jointly by the college alumni board and Antioch University Board of Trustees that charged a task force to prepare a letter of intent for college independence as soon as possible.

  • Gellman-Danley to leave Antioch McGregor, join OBR

    Antioch University McGregor President Barbara Gellman-Danley will leave her position in August to work for the Ohio Board of Regents, according to an Antioch University press statement released Tuesday.

  • Shuttering still cause for fire concern

    Antioch College supporters still have reason to feel concerned about the safety of the recent campus shutdown, according to a college alumnus and fire safety expert. “If everyone has the idea that Antioch buildings are protected by sprinkler systems, that’s false,” said Gene Milgram of Annapolis, Md., in an interview last week. Milgram, an alumnus […]

  • Council moves toward hiring manager search consultant

    At its July 7 meeting Yellow Springs Village Council officially hired its interim Village manager and also took a first step toward hiring a consultant to help search for a new Village manager.

  • Council concerned over shutdown

      Fire code not violated on campus in most cases Most of the Antioch College campus is not in violation of the Ohio fire code, according to the Miami Township fire chief and an Antioch University administrator this week. “The water sprinklers had never been turned off,” Antioch University Vice President for Student Services Milt […]

  • Closing of Antioch College campus—Shutdown prompts safety concerns

    The shutdown of the Antioch College campus began last week with buildings put at risk and a violation of the Ohio Fire Code when university officials dismantled the fire protection system without removing furniture from the buildings.

  • Energized alumni keep eyes on an independent college

    At their annual reunion in Yellow Springs last weekend, about 400 Antioch College alumni took steps to move ahead quickly to reach an agreement with the Antioch University Board of Trustees for an independent college.

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