On Board with the Chair

20061215-zucker.jpgQ&A with BOT chair Art Zucker on College, Core and Common DNA

By Kim-Jenna Jurriaans

BOT, ULC, Toni Murdoch, Art Zucker, John Feinberg; these acronyms and names fl y around frequently, but largely remain an enigma to many residing on campus. Who are these people and what do they do? The Antioch Record sat down with chair of the Board of Trustees Art Zucker ‘55, to talk about the roles of the Board, his memories as an Alum and the future of the College.

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Conference in Review: Democracy School, or: How to Make an Authentic Democracy with Your Bare Hands

By Paige Clifton-Steele

Twelve men and women met two weekends ago in the basement of Spalt to learn how to make a better democracy. It was the 105th Democracy School— an educational program created by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), author and legal historian Richard Grossman, co-founder of the Program on Corporations, Law, and Democracy.

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Dr. Dana Patterson, director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom

The Antioch community welcomes Dr. Dana Patterson, our new director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. A graduate of Berea College, Dr. Patterson was chosen from among sixty plus applicants. She will replace Beverly Rodgers, who served as interim director of the center for the past year.Dana Patterson - Director of the Coretta Scott King Center ofr Cultural and Intellectual Freedom

Steak & Sustainability: Adventures with Steve Lawry in Berea’s Eco Village

Solar PanelBy Paige Clifton Steele

After 187 miles and four separate conversational uses of the word “keen”, Steve and I arrived at the hotel. He parked his 2006 Toyota Prius (tan, with a tastefully colored console that told us how much energy we had consumed on the drive) and we stepped out into the crisp December air. Together, we were there at Berea College of Berea, Kentucky, to investigate the limitless possibilities of sustainable energy. Continue reading Steak & Sustainability: Adventures with Steve Lawry in Berea’s Eco Village