Antioch University announced Thursday that Chancellor Toni Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012. Murdock has led the University for 6 years, and during that time, the University has undergone several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. She also has overseen 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.
In a statement released today, Murdock says she is proud of accomplishments during her tenure.
Bill Hooper was a long time resident of Yellow Springs. He was responsible for the construction of over 300 houses over the course of his career as a contractor. He was also involved in many building projects on behalf of Antioch University while he served as a trustee of this institution.
He oversaw major building projects on the Antioch campuses in Seattle, Washington and Keene, New Hampshire. Hooper was also involved in numerous Antioch building projects here in Yellow Springs, including the current WYSO studios which opened in 1995.
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.