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  • McGregor eyes green degree

    The Catholic nuns who taught Joe Cronin, director of undergraduate studies at Antioch University McGregor, as a little boy might be pleased to know they made an impression. Those milk cartons passed out to collect pennies to feed the starving people of India? He took that seriously.

  • Fishbein’s year of ‘good challenges’

    Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein will be inaugurated on Saturday, June 12.

    On the job for almost a year, Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein has found that his new position has offered “both a wonderful learning experience and a sense of good challenge.”

  • McGregor students learn philanthropy for nonprofits

    Last Friday Antioch University McGregor students in the Health Services Systems class presented the final installment of a grant to three regional non-profit organizations as part of the statewide Pay-it-Forward program, which teaches Ohio college students to how to be philanthropists. From left to right are McGregor students and representatives of the agencies they selected, including Pat Moeller, student, Elaine England, student, John O’Bryan, Womanline of Dayton, Tim Voltz, Springfield Youth Ministries, Lisa Beair, Pregnancy Resource Center of Springfield and Lori Tuttle, student.

    Last semester some students in a class at Antioch University McGregor went beyond learning about pressing social problems to financing the local organizations that address them.

  • Antioch University refocuses on adult education

    Under the leadership of Chancellor Toni Murdock, Antioch University spent the past year restructuring the administration of its satellite campuses and learning to function as "a university of one." (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    No longer limited to just the physical campuses, Antioch University is exploring how to increase capacity by making the strengths of each campus available to the university as a whole. Click on the headline to read the story.

  • AU refocusing on adult education

    Under the leadership of Chancellor Toni Murdock, Antioch University spent the past year restructuring the central administration and management of its satellite campuses. After officially separating from Antioch College last summer, the university is now a five-campus school focused on developing and broadening its degree completion and graduate degree programs.

    Eight months after severing ties to the college that bred it, Antioch University is looking deeply at itself and clarifying its mission as a single system that serves adult students at multiple campuses around the country.

  • Antioch McGregor dean to give keynote

    Dr. Iris Weisman will take up her new post as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Antioch University on July 1.

    Iris Weisman, executive dean at Antioch University McGregor, will present the keynote address for Edison Community College’s 35th annual commencement on Friday, May 14.

  • AAUP admonishes Antioch University

    After nearly a year of detailed investigation of Antioch University’s leadership system, the American Association of University Professors released a report stating that there was no “imminent financial crisis” when the university announced in 2007 that it would suspend operations at Antioch College the following year. The 60-page document was released Sept. 1, three days […]

  • Signed agreement prepares way for transfer of college

    On Tuesday, June 30, the boards of Antioch University and the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or ACCC, announced that each unanimously approved an agreement that paves the way for the creation of an independent Antioch College in Yellow Springs.

  • McGregor head to emphasize values

    New Antioch University McGregor president Dr. Michael Fishbein will begin July 1.

    Dr. Michael Fishbein will pursue several goals when he begins his job as president of Antioch University McGregor this summer. He hopes to offer more diversified programs, strengthen the school’s sense of community and make clear to the wider world the uniqueness of McGregor’s mission. That uniqueness is what attracted him to the job, Fishbein said in a recent interview.

  • Antioch Buddhist program is 30

    The Antioch Education Abroad Buddhist Studies program celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend with a reunion of students and faculty. Shown above are, from left, Sayadaw U Nyaneinda, abbot of the monastery in Bodh Gaya, India, which provides housing for AEA students; Robert Pryor, program director since the program’s beginning; Dianeah Wanicek; Sister Dharmavijaya and Sister Molini, also of Bodh Gaya. The public is invited to a screening of Amongst White Clouds at the Little Art on Sunday, May 24, 3 p.m.

    The Buddhist Studies Program of Antioch Education Abroad, or AEA, offers something unique to young people, organizers believe. The young participants not only study Buddhism but live it, immersed in an exotic world as residents of a monastery among monks and nuns.

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