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In what appears to be the final act of the long, complex and heartwrenching saga around efforts to save Antioch College, the Antioch University Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 8, rejected the offer of the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or AC3, of almost $16 million to keep the college open.
Last week Antioch University threatened legal action against the Village of Yellow Springs in response to the Village’s request that the university dismantle an unauthorized air conditioning unit.
At their meeting Monday, May 5, members of Village Council unanimously passed a resolution urging that Antioch University keep Antioch College open. “I feel strongly that it’s important for us to take a stand one way or another,” said Council member Lori Askeland, who wrote the resolution.
Antioch University last week threatened to take legal action against individual Antioch College faculty members who are involved in Nonstop Antioch unless the faculty members agree not to teach in a program that includes ‘Antioch’ in its title.
Disappointment and hopefulness are the two conflicting feelings Dana Patterson, director of Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, has been carrying with her this year.
Some folks just won’t take no for an answer. Take, for instance, the faculty, students and alumni of Antioch College who recently launched Nonstop Antioch. “We have heard ‘no’ so many times, but it’s not in our vocabulary,”…
Negotiations between Antioch University and the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or ACCC, came to an end Friday, March 28, when the university did not respond to the deadline set by ACCC for a response to its final offer to purchase the college.
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An Antioch University attorney last week threatened legal action against a local man for publishing confidential documents from Antioch University board meetings on a Web site that aims to promote transparency regarding university decisions about Antioch College.
On Tuesday, March 11, faculty members of Antioch College announced that they have refiled their lawsuit against Antioch University. The suit seeks a permanent injunction against the university’s board of trustees in the Greene County Common Pleas Court.