Antioch College— A small college, at least for now

"Antioch College is small. Very small. At just 179 students, and in the process of recruiting a modest-sized class targeted at 60, Antioch today is a considerably smaller institution than college leaders envisioned when Antioch reopened to students in 2011.

And it’s likely to be that way for some time, college President Tom Manley recently acknowledged. In an alumni teleconference in March, Manley told participating alumni that Antioch had ‘decided to step back from larger numbers and faster growth,’ while also developing a comprehensive enrollment management plan under new Dean of Admission Bill Carter, hired last fall.

‘It would be great to have an ascending line of student enrollment,” Manley said in a recent interview with the News. “But that’s not where we are.’" …