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  • 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.

  • Concerns continue over Antioch campus shutdown

    As representatives of Antioch College alumni and the Antioch University trustees continue their talks on the possibility of creating an independent college, the shutdown of the college campus continues.

  • Antioch College pro tem board members named

    The Antioch College Alumni Association has named the first five members of its proposed pro tem board of trustees for an independent college.

  • 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.

  • Major funds are needed to restart Antioch College

    At a time when it seems to many that nothing can be done until everything is done to revive Antioch College, core alumni negotiators urged simplicity and focus on the number one task: separation of the college from Antioch University.

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