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Higher Education Section :: Page 14

  • Gegner legacy strong after 50 years

    Paul Graham with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission incident report. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham was refused a haircut at Louis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sparking a historic legal case at the height of the U.S. civil rights movement. Today, villagers look back on the Gegner incident.

  • Murdock retires from university

    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock will retire in June after six years in the position. Murdock led a major transformation of the university, including its separation from Antioch College. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who led the school during a time of both significant controversy and critical institutional changes, will retire in June of this year.

  • Murdock retires as AU chancellor

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    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who spent six years at the helm, will retire in June, the university announced last week.

  • Hope, grit at revived Antioch

    Several hundred villagers and Antioch College community members came together for a potluck dinner last Friday evening at the college’s art building. Shown above are, bottom left, major gift officer Eric Miller, with alumni board member Karen Mulhauser of Washington, D.C. standing behind. At far right, Vice President of Academic Affairs Hassan Rahmanian talks with board of trustees member Fran Horowitz of New York City; standing behind is President Mark Roosevelt. After the potluck, a large group moved to Herndon Gallery, where President Roosevelt gave an update on the college’s progress. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The past few months have been hopeful ones for the Antioch College community, according to President Mark Roosevelt in an update Friday, Oct. 21, to Yellow Springers and college faculty, staff, students, alumni and trustees.

  • Optimism at Antioch College, and hard work ahead

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    On Friday evening, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt gave an update on the college’s progress to an overflow crowd of college and Yellow Springs community members.

  • First students receive certificates in healthcare advocacy from Antioch Midwest

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    For the first time in the nation, a group of students at Antioch University Midwest has completed a certification program in the field of healthcare advocacy.

  • Class of 2015 to arrive at Antioch

    Zeb Reichert and Megan Miller, shown here at McGregor Hall, are Yellow Springs community members who are among the group of 35 Antioch College students arriving on campus this Saturday, Sept. 24. On Sunday the students begin a two-day community-building workshop at the Outdoor Education Center in Glen Helen, along with college faculty and some staff. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Antioch’s first class will arrive on campus this Saturday, Sept. 24. Their arrival, from across the country as well as near Yellow Springs, is the culmination of two years of planning and preparation by the college

  • Governance questions at AU

    A controversy around Antioch University governance has sparked publicity recently in higher education circles.

  • New students to arrive at Antioch College

    Zeb Reichert and Megan Miller are two Yellow Springs area young people who are part of Antioch College's first class of students. The students arrive at Antioch on Saturday, Sept. 24, to begin their school year.

    The 35 members of the first class of the revived Antioch College will arrive on campus this Saturday,
    Sept. 24. After a 10-day orientation, classes begin on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

  • ‘Whoo Cooks For You’ for the birds

    Some of the region’s top chefs will prepare a six-course meal with local foods for this weekend’s Whoo Cooks for You? fundraiser dinner for the Glen Helen Raptor Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    You might call it avian welfare, Social Security for the birds, funding the feathered, even banking for the beaked. Like many people, the disabled birds at the Glen Helen Raptor Center are out of a job and need support.