The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 14th, 2015
People sometimes talk about higher education as a monolith. Really,
though, it is a spectrum, spanning many missions, cultures, populations,
and governance structures. Few people understand this better than
Mr. Socarides, a lawyer and former White House adviser during the
Clinton administration, serves on the boards of two institutions that
are just about as far apart on the higher-education spectrum as can be:
Antioch College and the State University of New York system.
Antioch is a private liberal-arts college that enrolls about 200 students on a 100-acre campus in rural Ohio.