Higher Education Section
The concept of sustainability has been central to Antioch’s mission since its rebirth in 2011. And the farm remains at the heart of the school’s curriculum and identity.
The Antioch Farm came under scrutiny this summer when a villager campaigned against the college’s plan to butcher nine farm lambs as part of the school’s farm-to-table program. The ensuing controversy over the fate of the animals opens an opportunity to look at the Antioch Farm and its role in the college’s sustainability efforts.
Local public radio station 91.3 FM-WYSO, started by three Antioch College students in 1958, is now independent and community-owned. On Aug. 30, the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, gave final approval for the transfer of the station’s broadcast license from longtime owner Antioch College to Miami Valley Public Media, Inc., a newly created nonprofit governed by a seven-member community board.
Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently donated their historic downtown building at 403 Xenia Avenue to Antioch College.
A widely respected history professor at Antioch College is stepping into a new role. Associate Professor of History Kevin McGruder has been named vice president of academic affairs at the college, replacing Lori Collins-Hall.
As a therapist in an academic setting, Nzingha Dalila sees learning and knowledge through the eyes of a wellness practitioner.
Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently gifted their building, a historic property located at 403 Xenia Avenue, to Antioch College.
Growing up poor in New York City, the daughter of a teenage single mom, the Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall didn’t expect to become a federal judge.
Taking advantage of its new academic calendar, Antioch College is introducing a set of public programs under the organizational umbrellas of Summer and Winter Institutes.
The new collaboration between Antioch College and the village is both a symbol of strong town-gown ties and a likely topic of conversation at this year’s Antioch College Reunion.