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  • 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.

  • Nonstop Institute plans two open houses

    The Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute will host a Community Open House at its new office at 113 East Davis Street on Friday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Numerous activities are planned for what organizers hope will be an entertaining and informative day-long event.

  • Efforts at independence for Antioch College move ahead

    Efforts to create an independent Antioch College moved forward last week with a resolution issued jointly by the college alumni board and Antioch University Board of Trustees that charged a task force to prepare a letter of intent for college independence as soon as possible.

  • Gellman-Danley to leave Antioch McGregor, join OBR

    Antioch University McGregor President Barbara Gellman-Danley will leave her position in August to work for the Ohio Board of Regents, according to an Antioch University press statement released Tuesday.

  • Shuttering still cause for fire concern

    Antioch College supporters still have reason to feel concerned about the safety of the recent campus shutdown, according to a college alumnus and fire safety expert. “If everyone has the idea that Antioch buildings are protected by sprinkler systems, that’s false,” said Gene Milgram of Annapolis, Md., in an interview last week. Milgram, an alumnus […]

  • Council concerned over shutdown

      Fire code not violated on campus in most cases Most of the Antioch College campus is not in violation of the Ohio fire code, according to the Miami Township fire chief and an Antioch University administrator this week. “The water sprinklers had never been turned off,” Antioch University Vice President for Student Services Milt […]

  • Closing of Antioch College campus—Shutdown prompts safety concerns

    The shutdown of the Antioch College campus began last week with buildings put at risk and a violation of the Ohio Fire Code when university officials dismantled the fire protection system without removing furniture from the buildings.

  • McGregor MIIND series to look at sustainability issues

    Concerned about global warming? Interested in how the discovery of petroleum led to a drastic increase in population? Care enough about the environment to explore strategies for living sustainably?

  • Energized alumni keep eyes on an independent college

    At their annual reunion in Yellow Springs last weekend, about 400 Antioch College alumni took steps to move ahead quickly to reach an agreement with the Antioch University Board of Trustees for an independent college.

  • New hope, new purpose at ‘08 Antioch alumni reunion

    A little more than a week ago, this week’s Antioch College Alumni Reunion seemed notable for possibly being the last reunion of the 155-year-old institution before Antioch closes its doors June 30.

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