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Senior Leadership Team

PRESIDENT

Tom Manley

Manley is a native of Baltimore, Md., where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in East Asian History and Education from Towson University. He earned a Master’s degree in Asian Studies and a Doctorate in Education from the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, Calif. He has a long history of board and volunteer service to organizations such as the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), Ford Family Foundation’s visual arts initiative, National Endowment of the Arts Education Leadership Initiative, and the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities.  Manley has 35 years of experience in higher education including 12 years as president of Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Ore. and 22 years in Southern California at the Claremont Colleges - mainly at Pitzer College - where he held a variety of administrative posts and served as a member of the faculty. 

PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Lori Collins-Hall

A scholar-practitioner, Lori comes to us with 20 years of experience in higher education, community-based service-learning, consulting and grant writing with not-for-profits. Coming to us from Hartwick College in Oneonta NY, where she was a member of the Sociology Department, Lori was promoted to Professor in 2009, served as Chair of the Sociology Department for the past seven years, and led the burgeoning assessment initiatives as the College’s Assessment Support Coordinator.

VICE PRESIDENT FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Mila Cooper

Mila Cooper has worked on college campuses for the past twenty-five years, most recently as Director of Community Outreach & Service-Learning at Baldwin Wallace University. As an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Religion at BW, she taught The African American Religious Experience and has also taught Urban Community Engagement and the First-Year Experience course. She has extensive experience in Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Education at several institutions including Kenyon College, Xavier University and Penn State University in Erie, Pa. At Kenyon, she served as the Assistant Dean of Students, directed multicultural affairs and the Snowden Multicultural Center. Mila earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies and the Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), a graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management and Leadership from the Cleveland State University Levin College of Urban Affairs and the Master of Divinity degree from Payne Theological Seminary.

DEAN OF ADMISSION AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Gariot P. Louima

Gariot Pierre Louima is a writer and educator with experience in recruitment, enrollment management, fundraising, and marketing communications. He served in multiple capacities at Goddard College, most recently as the dean of enrollment and external affairs. Previous to that experience he was the chief communications officer and founding coordinator of the Writing Institute at Antioch College, an editorial director at Miami Dade College, and an editor and publicist at Nova Southeastern University. Gariot taught writing at Antioch College, Broward College, and Florida Career College. His short stories have been published in the journals The Caribbean Writer, carte blanche, Tupelo Quarterly, Crossing Borders, and Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora, and in the anthology So Spoke the Earth. His critical essay, "Finding Identity in the Space between Haiti and the U.S.," appeared in Representations of Internarrative Identity (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). He began his career as a journalist and reported for The Palm Beach Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, and (New Orleans) Times Picayune. He has a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Union Institute & University, an MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College Writing Seminars, MS in Management from Nova Southeastern University, and BS in Communications with a double major in Journalism and Creative Writing from the University of Miami. 

DEAN OF COOPERATIVE, EXPERIENTIAL, AND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Richard Kraince

Prior to his arrival at Antioch, Kraince held posts as research professor and academic coordinator of the Center for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México, where he taught graduate-level courses on contemporary movements, social research methods and the political sociology of Islam. From 2003 to 2006, he directed Ohio University’s Inter-Religious Dialogue Project. He has conducted field research in Indonesia as a Foreign Language and Areas Studies grantee in 1998–99, a Fulbright Dissertation Research Program Fellow in 2000, and as a Fulbright New Century Scholar in 2005. He also has several years of experience leading experiential education programs in the Caribbean. Kraince speaks English, Indonesian/Malay, Spanish and is currently working on Portuguese. Kraince, who also has a faculty appointment as associate professor of cooperative education, has a PhD in the sociology of education and an MA in international affairs—Southeast Asia Studies from Ohio University.

CONTROLLER

Stacie Haley

Stacie is a native of Sturgis, South Dakota, where she received her B.S. in Financial Accounting from National American University.  Stacie relocated to Ohio in 2002.  She has over 23 years working in the accounting field with 15 years in the non-profit sector.  She came to Antioch in 2012 as a contractor to set up and train staff on the new accounting software that was being implemented at that time.  In 2013, she became a permanent employee of Antioch, in charge of Financial Reporting & Budgeting as well as the Bursar.  In June 2017, she was promoted to Controller.

DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION AND INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Hannah Spirrison

Hannah joined Antioch with a degree in Economics from Rhodes College and a Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University. Before coming to Antioch, Hannah worked with the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS), a consortium of small, private liberal arts colleges dedicated to sharing information and institutional data to support student learning. While at Antioch, Hannah has led campus efforts around accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, supported institutional planning and data-driven decision making, and worked closely with Admission and Financial Aid.

DEAN OF GLOBAL EDUCATION

Hassan Rahmanian

Rahmanian was a member of the faculty at Antioch College from 1986 until it closed in 2008. An associate professor of business, he chaired the management program and coordinated the Department of Social & Global Studies. At the closing of the College, Rahmanian served as a member of its Executive Collective of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute before accepting a post as senior director of institutional research and evaluation at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. Rahmanian earned BA and MA degrees in economics at the University of Tehran, and a PhD in public policy research and analysis at the University of Pittsburgh.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE GLEN HELEN ECOLOGY INSTITUTE

Nikos Boutis

Boutis has directed operations at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute for six years. Previous to his appointment, he was a teacher training manager at Population Connection, a program associate at Ocean Wildlife Campaign, and a communications/outreach coordinator at the Endangered Species Coalition. He holds a BA in biology from Oberlin College and an MGA from the University of Maryland.

GENERAL MANAGER, WYSO

Neenah Ellis

Neenah Ellis is the general manager at WYSO. She began her radio career in high school, working at her parents’ commercial radio station in Valparaiso, Indiana. She came to WYSO in 2009 after 30 years as a radio documentary producer in Washington, D.C. She’ s been a producer for “ All Things Considered” at NPR and has won three Peabody Awards, broadcasting’ s highest honor, for her work. She is also the author of “ If I Live to be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians,” which is based on her radio series about people 100 years of age.

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA SERVICES

Kevin D. Stokes

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems from The Ohio State University, a Master of Education from the University of Dayton, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate from the Project Management Institute. He brings to Antioch a wide range of experience including K-12 teaching experience as a special needs educator in the Dayton Public Schools system; Adult Education experience as an Adult Educator, a Technology Coordinator and as GED Chief Examiner for Orange County Schools in Florida; and as an Information Technology Consultant for Digital Equipment Corporation (HP), KPMG Consulting (BearingPoint) and other consulting firms. Kevin is a product of experiential education as a graduate of John H. Patterson Cooperative High School in Dayton, and a participant in the Cooperative Education Program while at Michigan State University.

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Joanne Lakomski

Joanne Lakomski joined Antioch with a degree in Biology from Antioch International, and a Masters in Organization Development from the partnership between American University and NTL. Her 20+ years of human resource, organization development, coaching and consulting experiences have occurred both in and out of the US, and in for-profit and non-profit organizations. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of South Africa.