Antioch College Announces It Will Close Its Doors

Antioch College will close after all, the Antioch University Board of Trustees ruled last month. The decision confirms the board's original plan, announced last June, to suspend operations at the 156-year-old campus for the 2008-9 academic year.

Alumni had hoped to keep the college open. A key sticking point in their continuing negotiations with the trustees was their demand that the college become a freestanding liberal-arts institution that would be independent of the Antioch