Antioch College

college in Yellow Springs, Ohio

Antioch College is a private, liberal arts college in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in the United States. Established in 1850 by the Christian Connection, the college began operating in 1852; politician and education expert Horace Mann became its first president. It was the founding, forming college of Antioch University, which Antioch College outlived until 2008. The College remained out of business for three years before being reestablished in 2011, and fully disconnected from the university as an independent institution by 2014.

Rear of Antioch Hall
Location1 Morgan Place, Antioch College campus, Yellow Springs, Ohio[2]
Coordinates39°48′00″N 83°53′17″W / 39.7999°N 83.8880°W / 39.7999; -83.8880
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built byAlpheus M. Merrifield
ArchitectBoyden & Ball
Architectural styleRomanesque Revival
NRHP reference No.75001411[1]
Added to NRHPJune 30, 1975

The College has produced two Nobel Prize winners. José Ramos-Horta, the 1996 laureate for Peace, earned his Master of Arts in 1984. Mario Capecchi, the 2007 laureate for Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, earned his Bachelor of Science in 1961.

References change

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
  2. "College Directory". Archived from the original on 2015-10-27. Retrieved 1 October 2015.