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An Innovative Program Offered by a Distinctive University

Antioch University’s PhD in Leadership and Change is a doctoral program that combines faculty-mentored, individualized learning with a challenging interdisciplinary core curriculum. The focus of the program is on understanding and leading change. At the heart of study is the student’s own practice in professional life. Our goal is to educate professionals from a wide range of fields and in a variety of positions to be reflective practitioners, principled leaders, and engaged researchers.

Recent News

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Provost Commencement Address Highlights Institutional Mission, Democracy, and Free Speech in These Trying Times

The Graduate School of Leadership and Change (GSLC) recently recognized 16 new graduates at their 2018 commencement ceremony last month. Recent graduates hail from ten different states and a range of different professions and sectors representing educators, teachers, academic administrators, social justice advocates, community activists, healthcare leaders, business people, and consultants. As part of the […]

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Alumna Publishes New Civil Rights Book

Public relations and communications specialist, and social justice advocate, Dr. Janet Dewart Bell, has released her new book! Learn more about Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement (The New Press, 2018) here.  Additionally, if you are curious to learn more about Dr. Dewart Bell visit her website!

Alumnus Shares Expertise in Creative Community Building

Director of Graduate Studies for the Arts and Cultural Leadership program at the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education and Principal for Creative Community Builders, Dr. Tom Borrup, recently published “Just Planning: What Has Kept the Arts and Urban Planning Apart?” in Artivate, a journal of entrepreneurship in the arts. Dr. Borrup is also […]

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PhD Information Webinar – April 23

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PhD Information Webinar – May 1

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