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The academic options at Antioch University Midwest just got quite a bit wider with the recent revamping of two existing programs and the launching of several new ones at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels.
Antioch College announced this week that the college has hired its first three tenure-track faculty members. And last week, the revived college received notice that it successfully jumped the first hurdle on the road to gaining accreditation.
Longtime Antioch College faculty member and former Nonstop leader Hassan Rahmanian has been named the revived college’s new dean for curriculum, assessment, planning and interdisciplinary learning.
This week Antioch College leaders announced that the college has filled three out of its first six tenure-track faculty positions, and passed the first hurdle on the multi-year path to accreditation.
Antioch Midwest has invigorated new academic programs and hired library director Steven Shaw to serve the research needs of its campus.
Hassan Rahmanian, Ph.D. will return to Antioch College as its dean for curriculum, assessment, planning and interdisciplinary learning.
Author Manuel Martinez will complete Antioch’s Fireside Readings series when he reads from three of his novels. Find out more.
The fourth in a series of fireside readings at Antioch College features three young creative writers pursuing their Ph.D.s at the University of Cincinnati — Rachel Steiger-Meister, Katherine Zlabek and Michelle Burke. They will read on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center on the Antioch campus.
James Russell is among the first four young people — two from Texas and two from Ohio — to be accepted by Antioch College during its early admissions process.
The third Antioch College Fireside reading will feature writers Gariot Louima and T.J. Jarrett, reading short fiction and poetry on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m.