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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.
Leslie Wingard will present “Black Men and the Crisis of Faith in Literature and Film” tonight at 7 p.m. in Olive Kettering Library at Antioch College.
The Antioch College Board of Trustees this week appointed Frances Degen Horowitz, ’54, as board chair, replacing Lee Morgan, ’66. Morgan will remain on the board as vice-chair, according to a press release, but will focus on fundraising.
Former longtime Antioch College faculty member Dennie Eagleson has returned to the college in the new half-time position of creative director, the college announced earlier this month.
From January until mid-February, painter Patricia Cole will be artist-in-residence at Antioch College.
A common theme emerged during the Antioch College MLK Day panel on diversity issues at the college. The panelists related similar stories of the stress and isolation of being a minority student. However, they also agreed that the college taught them critical skills that they see as unique to the Antioch experience.
The Antioch College Board of Trustees announced today that current board member Frances Horowitz will take over the position of board chair from Lee Morgan, who will remain on the board as vice-chair but focus on fund-raising. The board also recently voted to extend the four-year full tuition Horace Mann Fellowships to incoming students next fall.
2011 Year in review: Antioch University, AUM
2011 Year in review: Higher education