Higher Education Section :: Page 28

  • 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.

  • Faculty and staff vacate Antioch College campus this week

    Antioch professor emeritus Marianne Whelchel and professor Jean Gregorek packed up the literature department last week in preparation for the college’s closure this month.

    The laboratory where Antioch College geology professor Peter Townsend taught for 37 years was a mess of beakers, textbooks and research last week scattered half in and half out of the boxes scheduled to leave the science building.

  • In surprise move, trustees seek autonomy for college

    In an unexpected move last week, the Antioch University Board of Trustees passed a resolution calling for the Antioch College Alumni Association to create a process aimed at establishing an independent Antioch College.

  • Community effort seeks to save Antioch’s Curl gym

    The text message reads: “ball at noon.” Modern technology meets pick-up game of basketball. “One gentleman and I come no matter what,” said Branson Pyles recently, taking a moment out from practice to be interviewed.

  • University presidents played key role in rejection of ACCC

    When the Antioch Univerity Board of Trustees on May 8 rejected the Antioch College Continuation Corporation’s proposal to save the college, a significant factor was the opposition to the proposal from the presidents of the university’s other five campuses…

  • College facilities may be at risk

    The only unlocked door on the Antioch College campus these days is that of Main Building, where a small staff remains until the college officially closes on June 30.

  • A ‘Yellow Springs Promise’ to help with costs of college

    At the meeting of the Yellow Springs Board of Education on Thursday, May 8, board members heard a draft proposal for a new program aimed at both promoting higher education for local young people and attracting new young families to Yellow Springs.

  • Trustees reject final AC3 offer, Antioch College to close

    In what appears to be the final act of the long, complex and heartwrenching saga around efforts to save Antioch College, the Antioch University Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 8, rejected the offer of the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or AC3, of almost $16 million to keep the college open.

  • University threatens legal action against Village

    Last week Antioch University threatened legal action against the Village of Yellow Springs in response to the Village’s request that the university dismantle an unauthorized air conditioning unit.

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