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When Carole Isom-Barnes took the job of Chair of Antioch University’s Board of Governors, she brought with her a career’s worth of insight and passion.
Six voices come together to share an oral history of the early days of Antioch’s Santa Barbara campus.
A new, national, mission-oriented university system is taking shape.
A half-century after helping open Antioch’s Los Angeles campus, Al Erdynast is still looking forward to what comes next.
“Would it be possible to create a low-residency doctoral program?” The idea was enticing. It would allow leaders from all across the country and internationally to enroll, studying at a distance and then gathering four times a year for in-person residencies.
As the 1960s began, Antioch College was one thing only: a small liberal-arts college with a single campus founded in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1852. But some of the faculty had larger ambitions…
In the late ’60s, J. Edgar Hoover signed off on a plan to infiltrate Antioch University, spy on its alumni, and use this intel to discredit Antioch in the eyes of the public. A decade later, documents describing this plot came to Antioch’s president—only to end up hidden deep in an archive.
Antioch University was established in 1852 in Yellow Springs, Ohio. From the start it has worked to live up to its founding principles of equity and social justice. Originally serving solely undergraduates, until 1978 it was known as Antioch College.
I call Claudia J. Ford ’86, ’15 (Antioch College, MBA) in Health Administration and Antioch New England, PhD in Environmental Studies) on a weekday morning. The first thing that strikes me is the calm, silky timbre of her voice.