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Antioch University Section :: Page 2
At last Saturday’s commencement ceremony for the Antioch University Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, Dr. Al Guskin was honored for his 15 years of teaching with the program, and 30 years of service to the college and university. Guskin retired this year.
Antioch University will graduate 23 new Ph.D.s in Leadership and Change on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Antioch University Midwest auditorium.
After three years of hard work on a self evaluation, Antioch University received news last week that it is fully reaccredited with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
It’s been a good summer for Antioch University, which has recently received national recognition for fiscal stability along with an opportunity to take a leadership role in a national conference on educational innovation, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Antioch University has named Iris Weisman, Ed.D., vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Weisman will begin her new role on July 1 when the current vice chancellor, Dr. Laurien Alexandre, embarks on a new position within the university.
Almost two years have passed since Antioch University Midwest and its 13-member union staff began negotiating a new contract, which is yet to be reconciled. After dozens of meetings and mediation sessions, last month Midwest gave the union a deadline of Friday, May 24, to accept its best final offer. According to representatives of United […]
Antioch University Midwest has hit difficult financial times, and the reality is affecting the local campus in several ways. This month Midwest leaders told the school community that they planned to cut $208,000 in personnel costs by the end of this year. Midwest did not specify where the cuts would come from, but indicated that the campus needed to find ways to stem a rising deficit caused by low enrollment over the last several years.
School these days doesn’t always involve a classroom of students or even a building to house them. But learning can still take place without place, over the cables and waves of the internet.
After a brief stint as provost this spring, Ellen Wood Hall’s current role as interim president of Midwest has given her a challenge: to reverse downward enrollment trends and to more evenly balance the strengths of all three of the school’s academic programs.
The day-to-day operations of Antioch University Midwest are under a new leader, since President Michael Fishbein, while still maintaining his title, is no longer on the premises. Dr. Ellen Hall, who was recently named provost of Midwest, is now responsible for running the school.