Jul
06
2020

Higher Education Section

  • Antioch’s altered, but heartfelt, commencement

    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 announces $2.5 million budget cut; staff, faculty let go

    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.

  • Antioch to sell Glen Helen to local nonprofit

    Birch Creek cascades, five dry days later. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    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.

  • No deal yet on Glen Helen

    After more than 50 years in an environment that was never meant for large conifers, the Glen’s pine forest appers to be thinning to extinction. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    The fate of Glen Helen remains uncertain this week, with no deal yet between Antioch College and the Glen Helen Association, or GHA, a nonprofit group separate from the college.

  • Permanent closure for Glen?

    Birch Creek cascades, five dry days later. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    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.

  • Glen Helen faces uncertainty

    Amid financial losses and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, can Antioch College continue to support Glen Helen?

  • Furloughs, pay cuts at Antioch

    Antioch College has enacted sweeping furloughs, hour reductions and pay cuts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Antioch College Works— Increasing student aid, jobs

    For students with the highest need, Antioch College will soon be tuition-free.

  • The Decade in Review: Higher Education

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)

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