Mark Hower ’98, ’12 (Seattle, MS; GSLC, PhD) was named Provost and CEO for Antioch’s Los Angeles campus. He served as Interim Provost since 2017. As campus provost and CEO, Dr. Hower provides comprehensive leadership for all educational programs and activities. He is responsible for the administration of all campus operations, strategic academic planning, curriculum quality, academic program evolution, and development. He works closely with all other University leadership, offices, and campuses to establish campus strategic priorities.
Marian Blue ’08 (Antioch University Seattle, Communications) recently had her book Sailing off the Hook published by Cyberwit Publishing. This collection of twenty short stories involves characters who abandon traditional methods of making decisions, developing relationships, enjoying life, and discovering the magic in life. “These short stories, not about sailing, cover decades of writing that has appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies,” says Blue. “Most reflect my continued interest in magic realism and fantasy.” Blue’s award-winning writing (journalism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) has appeared internationally for 45 years. She’s published in newspapers, magazines, and books/anthologies (including her own