Well, that’s just great.

Looks like money talks and deep-thinking education walks.

Antioch was:
• one of the first co-ed colleges
• first to name a woman as full professor
• one of the first to eliminate race as an admission requirement

Some well-known alumni of Antioch College

  • Lawrence Block: novelist
  • Olympia Brown: women’s suffragist
  • Leland C. Clark Jr.: chemist, built the first practical heart-lung machine
  • John C. Flansburgh: guitarist and songwriter for the musical group They Might Be Giants
  • Stephen Jay Gould: paleontologist and author
  • Robert M. Greenwald: director and producer of more than 49 television movies, miniseries and feature films
  • John P. Hammond: blues guitarist
  • Coretta Scott King: activist and wife of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Horace Mann: abolitionist and the first president of Antioch
  • Sylvia Nasar: journalist, economist and author of “A Beautiful Mind”
  • Victor Nunez: independent filmmaker whose credits include “Ulee’s Gold” and “Ruby in Paradise”
  • Leonard Nimoy: actor
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton: congresswoman
  • Cliff Robertson: actor
  • Louis Sachar: author of Newbery Medal-winning children’s novel “Holes”
  • Mark Strand: former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry
  • Rod Serling: “Twilight Zone” creator

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