Antioch University at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
Private university founded in 1852 as Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Horace Mann was its first president (1852-59). From its founding it was coeducational, nonsectarian, and open to black students. It is noted for its experimental curricula. Students alternate between academic work and full-time jobs, to give them experience of "actual living." In 1978 Antioch consolidated its various programs and campuses (in Ohio, California, Washington, and New Hampshire) and adopted the name Antioch Univ. Total enrollment is about 3,200.