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September 21-26, 2015
Dear Antioch College community,
Every once in a while you get lucky. I just did.
This week, Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt, along with staff and student representatives signed the Real Food Campus Commitment. This student-driven agreement amplifies Antioch’s commitment to improving our nation’s food system to prevent adverse ecological, health and social outcomes.
After half a decade at the helm of Antioch College, President Mark Roosevelt has announced he will step down on December 31, 2015 after fulfilling his five-year contract. Roosevelt shared his plans during a community meeting and via a college-wide email on May 5, along with news that the College had received its largest gift since independence—a $6 million grant from the Morgan Family Foundation.
Antioch College announced today that it has received a $6 million grant from the Morgan Family Foundation. It is the largest gift the College has received since its 2009 independence from Antioch University, and also the largest single grant the Morgan Family Foundation has ever awarded.