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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.

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Al Guskin
Alan E. Guskin leaves a legacy of helping others – and teaching others to help.

Guskin, president of Antioch University and Antioch College simultaneously and university chancellor from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s, worked for more than four decades as a teacher, leader, consultant, administrator and advocate for social justice as well as being a driving force in the creation of the university’s PhD in Leadership and Change Program. He retired […]

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How to Handle Trauma in Your Organization

Antioch professor Shana Hormann advises organizations and leaders on the collective experience of trauma—its impacts and how to build resilience. Like humans, organizations can experience trauma—and its very real side effects. This trauma can be internal or external, and if it is left untreated, it can affect an organization for years to come. Antioch professor […]

provost- Laurien Alexandre speaking at Commencement
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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August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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