Higher Education Section :: Page 24
It’s Sunday night on the Antioch College campus and while some students are studying, others are cooking a meal they planned for fellow students. They shared their thoughts on the school year thus far.
All eyes are on the first group of 34 Antioch College students, who received full tuition scholarships in exchange for the risk, and reward, of helping revive the college. See a gallery of images of student life.
As leaders of a school that places work at the heart of its educational experience, Antioch leaders face a challenge: in this economic downturn, they aim to create local jobs for the college’s first class of students.
Antioch College faculty and students organized a teach-in on the Occupy Movement last week. See more photos from the event.
Antioch college’s innovative approach to food was born partly of the need to recognize the ecological demands of food service and also to honor the experience of eating in community.
Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham was refused a haircut at Louis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sparking a historic legal case at the height of the U.S. civil rights movement. Today, villagers look back on the Gegner incident.
Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who led the school during a time of both significant controversy and critical institutional changes, will retire in June of this year.
Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who spent six years at the helm, will retire in June, the university announced last week.
The past few months have been hopeful ones for the Antioch College community, according to President Mark Roosevelt in an update Friday, Oct. 21, to Yellow Springers and college faculty, staff, students, alumni and trustees.
On Friday evening, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt gave an update on the college’s progress to an overflow crowd of college and Yellow Springs community members.