Higher Education Section :: Page 21
At last weekend’s Antioch College reunion, students, staff and faculty painted a picture of current college life for Antiochians past.
The 2012 Antioch College reunion, Regeneration,will feature a keynote address from Majora Carter on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the reunion tent on campus.
Venus will transit across the sun on Tuesday, June 5, a rare astronomical event that will next occur in 2117. Watch it at the Antioch amphitheater.
This week Dean of Admissions Cezar Mesquita sealed the deposits of 69 students who have committed to becoming the second class of Antioch College students since the school reopened in 2009.
About 25 birders tallied 85 bird species in the Glen last Saturday, during the annual “Make It Count for the Birds” event, which also raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.
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.
The Antioch University Board of Governors has appointed Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company as the university’s new chancellor, replacing Toni Murdock.
The recent “happy crisis” of Antioch College going viral on the Internet with its offer of a tuition-free education took center stage at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting last weekend, with leaders discussing how to respond to the unexpected national and international attention.
Antioch College’s decision to continue the Horace Mann Scholarships had some unintended consequences. After an online article on the move was posted on Yahoo! News, the College was flooded with thousands of applications and deluged with inquiries.
Since news of Antioch College’s decision to extend its full tuition scholarships to the next three incoming classes went viral on Friday, Antioch has been deluged with inquires and applications.