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Ohio Board of Regents Site Team Recommends Provisional Approval for Antioch College

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – April 21, 2011 – A review team of the Ohio Board of Regents has asked the Chancellor to grant provisional approval of Antioch College's bachelor's degree program.

The team says, in part, that "Antioch College meets the Chancellor's standards for undergraduate programs and the review team recommends provisional authorization for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees." The full text of the provisional approval can be found by visiting the Ohio Board of Regents' Web site.

This positive review from the site team is a critical first step as Antioch advances toward candidacy for regional accreditation.

About Antioch College
A private, independent nonprofit liberal arts college in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Antioch College will offer a four-year, undergraduate residential experience to a new class of students beginning in the fall of 2011. The College curriculum puts equal emphasis on rigorous liberal arts learning, work (cooperative education), and community engagement. Students will complete individualized majors based on one of 11 concentrations, a language minor, and six full-time work experiences. The institution, originally founded in 1850, is now completely independent of Antioch University, the multi-campus system it created.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Gariot P. Louima 

Chief Communications Officer
Mobile: 937-581-8201
glouima@antiochcollege.org