In 1997, Tullisse (Toni) Murdock was appointed the first female president of an Antioch campus (Seattle), where she served for nine years. She became Antioch's first female chancellor in 2005 and during her tenure the University underwent several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. Murdock also oversaw structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states. On November 3, 2011 Antioch University announced that Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012.
Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert interviews Gilda Sheppard, a filmmaker and sociologist, who will be teaching Communication Across Cultures at Antioch University Seattle this winter. Gilda Sheppard is a filmmaker, sociologist and professor who specializes in social justice.
In this interview with Antioch University Seattle's B.J. Bullert, Sheppard reflects on the nature of social justice and how people begin to embrace social justice ideals.