Year In Review Section :: Page 5
2011 Year in review: Village Schools
2011 Year in review: Higher education
Year in review 2012: Village leadership changes
2011 Year In Review Bulldog Sports
2011 Year in review: births and deaths
To some of Mark Roosevelt’s colleagues, leaving a job as superintendent of the 30,000-pupil Pittsburgh school district to lead a reopened small-town college hoping for 25 students next fall did not seem wise. But Roosevelt said he could not pass up the chance to become the first president of a revived Antioch College.
2011 Year in review: Village Council
Yellow Springs Schools and Sports in 2009
The fate of Antioch College, unknown at the beginning of 2008, remained unknown at year’s end. However, in the intervening 12 months a heart-wrenching story unfolded as a second alumni effort to save the college failed and the college closed its doors.
Among the lead stories locally in 2007: Antioch University announced that Antioch College would close in 2008. Villagers debated annexation and buying into a coal-burning electric power plant for 50 years. A proposal for a Yellow Springs arts center became a vision of Yellow Springs as an arts center.