Antioch University Receives $1 Million Gift to Support “Fund For The Future”
Contribution will support the expansion of degrees in low-residency and hybrid models
Keene, NH – October 16, 2017 – Antioch University has announced that an anonymous donor has made a $1 million contribution to the University’s “Fund for the Future.” The gift will support the scaling up of existing programs across the University system and launch new degree programs in the low-residency and hybrid model. The gift will support programs at each of Antioch’s five campuses located in Seattle; Keene, New Hampshire; Los Angeles; Santa Barbara; and Yellow Springs, Ohio; as well as the Graduate School of Leadership and Change. The “Fund for the Future” campaign has a goal of $5 million over the next three years and is currently at $1.2 million.
“This is an exciting gift to receive,” said Bill Groves, Interim Chancellor of Antioch University. “New opportunities are now open to us as the University continues its trajectory of growth and expansion of program offerings.”
The current Geographical Information Systems (GIS) certificate will be expanded to other campuses and new geographic markets through distance education across all campuses. The Dance Movement Therapy program will be expanded with an online, low-residency model to reach markets in the Northwest and across the country. Graduate programs in Marriage and Family Therapy will be also be expanding their reach through online, low-residency models.
“We are deeply grateful for this extraordinary gift and the inspiration it provides for others to support students and the University,” added Groves.
About Antioch New England
Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England’s (AUNE) commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice serves as a foundation for all Master’s and Doctoral degrees, and certificates. Coursework integrates practice with theory in an environment that fosters scholarship and activism. Academic departments include Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education, Environmental Studies, Management, and Self-Designed Studies. Based in Keene, New Hampshire, AUNE is just over two hours from Albany; two hours from Boston; and less than two hours from Hartford. For more information, visit: antioch.edu/new-england
About Antioch University
Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. With campuses in Keene, New Hampshire; Los Angeles; Santa Barbara; Seattle; and Yellow Springs, Ohio; Antioch University is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education. Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University also includes a Graduate School of Leadership and Change and Antioch Online. The University is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 institution and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.