Antioch New England Not Affected by Antioch College Hiatus
Antioch University New England (ANE) is not affected by the decision to suspend operations at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
A separate campus of the Antioch University system located in Keene, New Hampshire, Antioch New England offers non-residential graduate programs in four disciplines: education, environmental studies, management, and psychology. Antioch New England operates independently from Antioch College along with Antioch University’s four other non-residential graduate campuses in Seattle, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Ohio.
Antioch New England is seeing growing enrollments and has opened four new programs for 2007-2008. Its campus in Keene, New Hampshire, offers excellent classroom and library facilities and up-to-date technology support for students. Antioch University, including Antioch New England, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Is there any chance Antioch University New England will suspend operations?
No. Antioch New England is on a solid financial footing with accredited programs in education, environmental studies, management, and psychology. The Antioch University administration continues to serve all campuses with centralized services for finance, payroll, employee benefits, and technology.
2. Is Antioch University New England in financial trouble?
3. Will suspension of operations at Antioch College affect financial aid and scholarship opportunities for Antioch New England students?
4. What is the Antioch University system?
Antioch University includes Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire, Antioch University Seattle in Washington, Antioch University Los Angeles and Antioch University Santa Barbara in California, and Antioch University McGregor and Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The University’s administrative offices are located in Yellow Springs. The campus presidents report to the system’s chancellor.
5. How is Antioch New England different from Antioch College?
Antioch College serves traditional-age college students (18—22) in a residential, liberal arts college environment. Antioch New England serves learners in graduate programs on a non-residential campus. ANE’s students range in age from 22 to 62. Although all of our graduate programs require full-time study, they follow varying class schedules. Some students relocate to Keene, though a majority commute to campus for two-day-per-week classes, monthly weekend classes, or summer intensives.
6. What does Antioch New England have in common with Antioch College?
All Antioch University campuses share common values with Antioch College: social justice, lifelong learning, theory to practice, and educational innovation. We share a common mission to nurture in our students the knowledge, skills, and habits to act as lifelong learners, democratic leaders, and global citizens who live lives of meaning and purpose.
7. What is Antioch New England’s current enrollment?
ANE’s enrollment varies by semester between 1,000 and 1,200 students. Some programs have seen significant recent growth and the four new programs, two in Organization & Management and two in Education, opened in 2007-2008 and have added to the student population.