Higher Education Section :: Page 26

  • College revival leaders see village as important partner

    Antioch College alumni leaders see Yellow Springs as an important partner in their efforts to bring back the college as an independent liberal arts institution, an alumni leader told Village Council at its Feb. 2 meeting.

  • University, alumni agree on first step to independence

    Antioch College alumni and Antioch University this week took a first step toward creating an independent college. The step was a letter of intent agreed upon by both the Antioch University Board of Trustees and the board pro tempore of the Antioch College Continuation Corporation toward the separation of the college from the university structure, according to a press release dated January 13.

  • Dismissal of lawsuit prompts appeal by Antioch faculty

    The former faculty of Antioch College recently appealed a November decision from the Greene County Common Pleas Court to dismiss the faculty lawsuit against Antioch University.

  • Economy hits McGregor, affects union negotiations

    A recent decline in enrollment at Antioch University McGregor has contributed to difficult contract negotiations between the school administration and its clerical staff union, according to several union representatives.

  • Alumni board pledges to raise funds for Nonstop

    At its meeting in Yellow Springs last weekend, the Antioch College Alumni Board unanimously resolved to raise $255,000 to fund the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute through June. The board also recognized Nonstop as an important link to the revival of Antioch College.

  • Learning, creating, Nonstop style

    Some faculty, staff, students and Antioch College alumni associated with the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute recently gathered for a community potluck at a village home. Pictured are, from left front row, alums Shawn Goyner and Gerry Bello and faculty Chris Hill; second row, faculty Dennie Eagleson, student Johnny No Estes, faculty Nevin Mercede and alum Michael Casselli; third row, on swings, students Molly Thornton and Ned Burnell, faculty Isabella Winkler with alum Ellen Borgersen behind and student James Russell; fourth row, standing from left, faculty Hassan Rahmanian, staff Donna Evans and Carol Braun, student John Hempfling, staff Steve Duffy and Aimee Maruyama, faculty Beverly Rodgers, student Lincoln Alpern, and faculty Jill Becker and Anne Bohlen.

    A month and a half after its launch, the students, staff and teachers of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute face many unknowns. They don’t know how long Nonstop will stay funded. They don’t know if their beloved Antioch College will reopen.

  • AAUP plans to investigate closure of Antioch College

    The American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, has communicated with Antioch University leaders that it plans to launch an investigation into questions concerning the closure of Antioch College.

  • Winterizing, shutdown of campus to end by November

    The winterization and shutdown processes at the Antioch College campus will be completed by approximately Nov. 1, according to Antioch University Chief Financial Officer Tom Faecke last week.

  • New Antioch College pro tem board members named

    The Antioch College Alumni Board recently named three new members of the pro tem board for an independent Antioch College. The three new board members, Terry Herndon of Massachusetts, Rozell Nesbitt of Chicago and Edward Richard of California…

  • Series brings academe to Main Street

    For the past four years each January, Ohio State Professor of Russian literature Angela Brintlinger has been a guest speaker in Elizabeth Lutz-Hackett’s advanced placement high school English class.