Antioch University Names Howard Coleman Chair of Board of Governors

Yellow Springs, OH — Antioch University is pleased to announce that Howard Coleman has been named the new chair of the university’s Board of Governors. Coleman will succeed the current chair, Larry Stone, who has served in this position for the past two years. Coleman’s term will be effective July 1.

Before being elected to Antioch University’s Board in 2006, Coleman was elected in 2004 as an exofficio member of the Board’s Investment Committee. He is a 1975 graduate of Antioch College with a BA in Political Science. He received his JD from the University of Washington Law School in 1984, with honors, and is also a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Coleman has served as a managing director of Genesee Investments since 1997, and is a partner in Coldstream Capital Management, which purchased Genesee Investments in March 2011. He is a member of Genesee’s Investment Committee and a member of Coldstream’s Investment Strategies Group. In addition to his role on the Antioch University Board of Governors, Coleman is also a member of the Washington State Bar Association’s Securities Law Committee and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Education Access Network, a not-for-profit educational organization.

The Board of Governor’s voted for the new chair at their June 8 meeting. According to Board policy, Stone will move into the vice chair position for the next year to serve as a resource to Coleman in his new role as chair.

About Antioch University
Antioch University, a national university, is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education serving over 4,000 adult students around the world and across the country, online and from its five campuses in four states in addition to its University-wide international and doctoral programs.

Across its five campuses, Antioch University lives by its mission every day helping students realize their potential and succeed in their educational goals. The university offers an innovative learning environment that is rigorous and responsive to student needs. Antioch University has been accredited by the Higher

Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1927.


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