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This winter two Yellow Springs intellectuals were featured in a new series of Web seminars designed to publicize the exciting research and coursework educators around the Miami Valley are engaged in.
Along with incoming president Mark Roosevelt, who began his tenure January 1, Antioch College recently announced three other new leaders at the revived college.
Tonight at Antioch University Midwest, the Yellow Springs school district will launch “The Future of Education” lecture series aimed at stirring the community toward reinventing the village’s public school model.
The Antioch College Board Pro Tempore met last weekend in Yellow Springs. Board members heard reports on accreditation efforts and hiring, among other issues.
On Friday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m., Antioch College will host a community forum to examine community norms at the revived college. The event takes place at the Coretta Scott King Center.
Antioch Midwest will receive $125,000 over five years from Greene Memorial Hospital and The Greene Foundation in support of its new certification program.
To some of Mark Roosevelt’s colleagues, leaving a job as superintendent of the 30,000-pupil Pittsburgh school district to lead a reopened small-town college hoping for 25 students next fall did not seem wise. But Roosevelt said he could not pass up the chance to become the first president of a revived Antioch College.
Antioch College has announced the receipt of a $50,000 gift from an anonymous donor.
New Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt moved to Yellow Springs this month with his family to begin a new chapter in higher education.
Departing Antioch College Interim President Matthew Derr never tired or wavered in his successful three-year effort to save his alma mater. Now Derr makes way for incoming president Mark Roosevelt, who starts on Jan. 1.