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Dorothy (“Dot”) Loveland Scott was born on Nov. 21, 1917, in Randolph, Vt., and raised in Burlington, Vt. Dorothy died peacefully on Nov. 4, 2015, after a short illness. She was just shy of her 98th birthday.
Dorothy came to Antioch College in 1935 where she met her future husband, Douglas Scott (Antioch College class of 1940). She graduated in 1940 and they were married in 1941, just before Doug was drafted into the army. During the war they lived in Fort Knox, Ky., where they started their family.
Today, at a ceremony during the weekly Community Meeting, Antioch College, President Mark Roosevelt, signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. Signing positions the College as a leader in the global fight against climate change and in sustainability best practices. Furthermore, it shines a light on the role Antioch and all other colleges and universities play in fighting global warming.
The Wellness Center at Antioch College announced that it will offer a 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training program beginning January 2016 in order to meet the growing needs of the Southwest Ohio yoga community. The program is designed to deepen students’ yoga practice and develop teaching skills, and will focus on yoga techniques, practice, teaching methodologies, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, ethics, lifestyle, and practicum. Instruction will be offered over eight weekends between January and June 2016.
The Antioch College Board of Trustees announced this week it will take the next step toward developing its vision for an intergenerational housing project called the Antioch College Village. The Board will establish a dedicated task force to identify equity and development partners to move the project forward.
As part of Antioch College's evaluation for initial accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, the College engaged in a self-study process to develop the College's Assurance Argument. The Assurance Argument Steering Committee and Criterion Teams led this process with a goal of making it inclusive, meaningful, and improvement-driven while also meeting the HLC's criteria for accreditation. The Executive Summary and Assurance Argument that resulted from this process are provided below.