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Antioch College Section

  • New Antioch College president hits ground running

    Antioch College’s new president, Tom Manley, and his wife, Susanne Hashim, stood outside their new home on Antioch’s campus, the Folkmanis House on President Street. Manley started at the college on March 1 with a full schedule of campus and community engagements; Hashim and the couple’s 11-year-old daughter, Chedin, will relocate to Yellow Springs in May. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    If incoming Antioch President Thomas Manley had less of an air of easy calm, you might say he’d hit the ground running.

  • Tom Manley reflects on first weeks at Antioch College

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    “What I need to bring is not a new box of ideas to be unpacked and put on the shelf with all the other boxes of ideas. We need to develop a framework for the emergent knowledge that’s here.” — Tom Manley

  • Thomas Manley arrives on Antioch campus

    Thomas Manley took the helm of Antioch College this week. (Submitted photo)

    New Antioch College President Thomas Manley began his position earlier this week and is now on campus.

  • Improv workshop at Antioch College open to village

    A workshop on theater improvisation and civic engagement will take place this Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater from 1 to 4 p.m., led by members of The Talking Band theater company of New York City. The event is part of a monthlong project that includes the March presentation of the play “Marcellus Shale,” about the effects of fracking on a community. Shown here are cast members, from left to right, front row: Ida Lease Cummings, Parker Phelan; center row: Selena Wilkinson, Cole Gentry, John Fleming; Third row: Sean Allen; Back row: Hannah Priscilla Craig, Michael Casselli, Louise Smith. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springers have an opportunity to learn about how theater improvisation can enhance civic engagement in a free workshop this Saturday at Antioch College.

  • Reception to honor Roosevelts

    Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt will be honored at a reception Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. The Roosevelts are pictured with their daughter, Juliana.

    Antioch College will host a reception for Mark and Dorothy Roosevelt on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery.

  • Antioch College names new president

    Thomas Manley, current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has been named the new president of Antioch College. (Submitted photo by Matthew Miller)

    Thomas Manley, the current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, has been chosen the new president of Antioch College.

  • Antioch housing project moves forward

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    The Antioch College Board of Trustees announced this week it will take the next step toward developing its vision for the Antioch College Village, an intergenerational housing project.

  • Celebrate Antioch College Foundry Theater

    Cast in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."

    The Foundry Theatre will celebrate one year since renovation with the opening of “The Skin of Our Teeth” this weekend.

  • Solar sheep come to Antioch Farm

    Antioch College's eight "self-fertilizing lawnmowers" arrive at the Antioch College Farm to manage vegetative growth around the five-acre solar array. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch College recently welcomed eight sheep in a pilot project to manage the vegetative growth around the college’s solar array.

  • Antioch College historian eyes race, community

    Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will discuss his latest book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem 1890–1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4. at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the college campus. He will also sign copies of this book, which was recently published by Columbia University Press. (Photo By diane chiddister)

    But Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, tells the story of early white Harlem residents who appeared to hold diverse views of their African-American neighbors. And he believes that Harlem was originally a place of aspiration for the blacks who moved there.