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Antioch College President Tom Manley will step down next June, at the end of his five-year contract. A search for Antioch’s next president will begin this fall.
Due to COVID-19, the sixth commencement of the relaunched college took place as an online ceremony rather than the customary in-person one, with live and recorded speeches streamed at 1 p.m. Recorded performances from the World House Choir were also part of the virtual festivities. Those who wish to watch the event can do so at antiochcollge.edu/commencement.
Antioch College is cutting spending by $2.5 million in the coming fiscal year. Eight staff employees are being laid off, and the college is reducing its faculty by six, through separations and one retirement.
Glen Helen isn’t open — yet. But the Glen’s new future owner is moving rapidly to raise funds, restore staff and work to reopen the 1,000-acre local nature preserve, which has been closed to the public since late March due to COVID-19.
Antioch College and the Glen Helen Association announced on Wednesday that they have finalized an “agreement in principle” to transfer Glen Helen Nature Preserve from the college to the GHA. The purchase price is $2.5 million, payable over 10 years.
Sharen Neuhardt of the Antioch College Board of Trustees said this week that the college has no plans to reopen the 1,000-acre nature preserve it has owned since 1929.
Amid financial losses and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, can Antioch College continue to support Glen Helen?
For students with the highest need, Antioch College will soon be tuition-free.
Beginning in fall 2020, Antioch College will provide full-tuition scholarships to students eligible for Pell grants, as well as scholarships, job preparedness and post-baccalaureate job placement for all students.
Antioch College closed this afternoon after a “credible threat.” The situation was de-escalated by local police just after 4 p.m., and the college community received the “all clear” to return to campus around 5:20 p.m.