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Presidential Search

Dr. Jane Fernandes Announced as President

Thee former Guilford College President has been selected as the second female president — and first deaf president — in Antioch College’s 170-year history. Read the announcement.

A Community Process

The Antioch College Board of Trustees is committed to engaging us all in an inclusive, community-driven process. A series of community forums will be held to reflect on the attributes our community seeks in its next president which will help guide the work of the Presidential Search Committee.

Participate in the Transition Process

Virtual town halls for both the campus and alumni communities will be scheduled soon; please watch for announcements.

Please provide your input using the Presidential Transition Feedback Form

Stay up-to-date; read announcements on the Presidential Search Updates page

Nominations may be submitted here

Other comments and suggestions may be sent to (please note, submissions to this inbox will reach the Search Committee, but we are not able to respond individually).

Search Committee Leadership

Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders

Search Committee Chair

Anita Brown

Committee Administrative Support

Search Committee Members

Tom Callahan ’89


Michael Casselli ’87

Board of Trustees Faculty Representative, Alumni Board

Chris Chavers ’21

Board of Trustees Student Representative

Shelby Chestnut ’05

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Wakka Ciccone ’05


Gabrielle Civil

Former Faculty

Mila Cooper

Dean of Students, VP for Student Affairs

Shane Creepingbear ’08

Board of Trustees Staff Representative

Shalini Deo ’02


Rick Detweiler

Former President, Great Lakes Colleges Association

Coco Gagnet ’18

Community Manager

Noah Greer ’22


John Jacobs ’76

Trustee, Senior VP for Finance

Maureen Lynch

Chair, Board of Trustees

Kevin McGruder

VP for Academic Affairs

Susan Mayer ’79


Sharon Merriman ’55


Karen Mulhauser ’65

Trustee, Alumni Association President

Steven Thurston Oliver ’90

Alumni Board

Josue Salmeron ’06

Yellow Springs Village Manager