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NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA OCTOBER 1972 Alumni Weekend Successful evenly-six alumni returned to the campus in May to attend the first Alumni Weekend. The number attend ing exceeded even the most optimistic estimates Tho e who attended were unanimou in their opinion that the reunion was a huge ucces although there were diverse opinions about when a repeat should be held. During the weekend alumni ___...p_,rc_ sent authorized formation of an ad hoc committee, under the chairman hip of ] ohn Cranor, to explore the po, sibilities of forming some type of alumni a sociation. President ] ohn E lmcndorf (who had announced his resignation earlier in the month) and Mrs Elmendorf were elected honorary alumni by those attending the Saturday night dinner The weekend, which ran in a low but continuous key, began with a cookout on the bayfront la\\11 of the Caples House, newl) acquired last year and the focus tor much of the weekend' activities. Staff from the admissions and public rcla tions offices cooked hamburgers and hot dogs for alumni, family and friends unttl well into the evening aturday was lelt free for with faculty, undergraduates and with other alumni and a number of smaller parties were arranged by various faculty for alumni A dinner was held in Hamilton Center Saturday evening for which there was no "offi cia I" program uwer than dining But, during the dinner, a lu mm tru tee Tom Todd ra i ed the que tion of creating some form of alumni organization to help coordinate commumcallon between th college and alumni, to help with the admission public relations and develop ment programs of the college, and also to create a voi e for the alumni in the affairs of the college in addition to that of the alumni trustees. ] ohn Cranor agreed to head an ad hoc committee to obtain alumni opinion on what form uch an associa tion hould tak e and he has since a ked the following to serve with him on the committee: David and Wendy \1oore, Frank Ceo, ue Borokowski Daugherty, Barbara ieborowska, Gary \1oriello, Dennis and \1aureen Kezar, Bobbie Luther, Laurie and Edna Paulson, Paul Adomites, Ann Hart and Larry Alexander. When the dinner ended, David Pini showed the fir t part of a film revie'' of all of the years of the college from hi own collection of film taken by him elf and others Later everyone adjourned to the (continued on page 3) Charity Rowland o Neill I 69 and John B. O'Neill x67 talk with Pat Cole Dixon '69 on the first night of the alumni weekend. Ken Moore, who started with the class of '68 and graduated with the class of '72, at the alumni weekend dinner along with Harris Taylor x69 and Gary Moriello '69.
Elmendorf Resigns; Successor Sought For those who did not catch the brief announcement in the ment for alumni weekend, President John Elmendorf announced his resignation on May l, effective June 30, 1972 Dr. Elmendorf said, "My decision to resign was based on an evidently irreconcilable impasse between my views on governance and ive policy related to the role of the president and those of members of the Board of Trustees of ew College." President of the college since the start of the academic year in 1965, Dr. Elmendorf was granted a Sabbatical year by trustees and aid that he would spend the time writing and consulting with other institutions concerned with innovative changes m higher education. Since Dr. Elmendorf's resignation, trustees have been leading a search for a successor and at least eight candidates have been interviewed by trustees, faculty, staff and students. Th search has narrowed considerably and an announcement i expected on the selection by early falL Trustees said the change would in no way affect the policies of the college. FELLOWSHIPS FOR WOMEN The Danforth Foundation has announced its ninth competition for graduate fellowships for women in its program to find and develop college and econdary school teachers among American women whose preparatiOn for teaching has been postponed or interrupted Tf you are interested, 'hrite to Mary Brucker, Director, Graduate Fellowships for Women, The Danforth Foundation, 222 South Central Avenue, SL Louis, \1issouri 63105 Elmendorf F'und Begun A number of faculty and staff were trying to figure out a way to honor Dr. Elmendorf as he concluded his seven years as president of the college and finally they went to him for ions. He said that, rather than a gift or some static memorial, a fund be et up which would be used to bring back to campus graduates of New College who are working on their doctorates. Each of these graduate students would return for varying periods of time to lecture, teach or consu It with present students. uch a fund ha now been set up and officially designated as the John Elmendorf Fund Contributions are being sought from members of the ew College community, including alumni, and some $732 ha been contributed by faculty, staff and trustees to da tc, If alumni wish to contribute, they hou ld make checks payable to T ew College and designate them for the John Elmendorf Fund. Send them to Furman Arthur, Director of Public Relations, P. 0. Box 1898, Sarasota, Fla, 33578. He has been asked to coordinate the memorial effort. Your gift will help a tellow alumnus. Cha.r1ges on. Campus Several administrative changes have been effected during the summer. Vice President Robert J. Norwine has returned to his former duties as dean of admissions but he also will continue as vice president with duties in the deve lopmenta I work of the college. Earl A. Helgeson Jr., who had been Dean of Admissions, has b en named to the newly established position of Dean of Student Affairs The office of student affairs has been established and its functions will be developed and refined during the coming year. Student affairs will (continued on page 3) Dr. and Mrs. John Elmendorf at the May alumni weekend dinner \'lith (from left) John Cranor '67, Kay Moeller Todd '67 anrl Tom Todd '67. Dr. and Mrs. Elmendorf were elected honorary alumni during the weekend.
Changes (continued from page 2) encompass housing, couns e ling, hcallh,rccreation and soc ial activities. Edmon Low has been named librarian succeeding Dr. Corinn e G Wilson, who resigned that position Low is a distinguished figure in the educationa I library field, a former vice president of the giant American Library Assn and for many years librarian of Oklahoma State University Dr. Wilson continues to serve on the staff of the library Karle Prendergast, a member of the charter c la s, has returned to New College and will serve as an admissions counselor The College opened in early September with a new class of 267 and with a total enrollment on campus of 530 and another 250 doing off campus study or on leave. There were 11 new faculty this year bringlng the to1lfl TIT11 time faculty to 53. The whole college was saddened by the death of Horace (Ha I) the retired Air force chaplain who served for a number of years as coun elor to students. Alumni Weekend (continued from page 2) Caples House for a party sponsored by the development office Well attended, the party escalated siderably when a live band appeared President and Elmendorf held an open house the next day at their Lido Key home attended by most of the alumni and this broke up only shortly before Dr, Marion Hoppin opened her home in the style of her traditional Sunday night affairs Some alumni, it was noted, e tended the weekend for as much as a week or more, it was discovered belatedly by the Office of Student Affairs ESTHER LYNN BARAZZONE, '67, was at her home in Port Charlotte, Fla. at alumni ;veekend time but said she hadn't gotten any mail about the affair and mtssed the festivities. Esther about that time was taking her orals for her Ph.D. at Columbia U. JILL CHAMBERLAIN X67 is a writer-reporter for the arasota Herald Tribune and interviewed Mrs, Clifford Irving (of the Howard Hughes biography affair) when Mrs. Irving finished her jail sentence and joined her husband on Longboat Key. PAUL HAl SMA '67, is now assistant professor in the Physics Department at University of California in Santa Barbara and his wife Helen is a graduate student in biochemistry. DE N5 MAUREE SPEAR KEZAR '67, returned to England this fall where Dennis is continuing his work owara tnc Ph.D. at DxTOra ANNA NAVARRO '67 writes that she is working as of a new subscription series for Potomac Associates, which is J. Irwin \1iller's public interest policy group. Husband Bob is still general counsel of a Senate Sub-<:01nmittee but thinking of joining Ralph Nader. LAURENCE L. ALEXANDER '68, received his Ph.D. from Emory Univcr sity this past summer. JERROLD L. EOGARTEN '68, received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree this year from H a r va rd University. CHERYL McWHORTER STAR '68 and husband Bill hoped to get to the alumni weekend but missed. Daughter Michelle arrived on \1ay 18. Cheryl did make it for the Summer /\Ius ic Festival concerts later in june. RICHARD OGBORN '69, v.ith the Peace Corps in Salvador, working primarily with agricultural wns. "I'm really excited about the wo:k" (which is concerned with pla1ming and budgeting work among other things) and he expects to return to graduate school in February 1974. MARY BLAKELY X69 and SCOTT BEA YEN X70 are attending the University of New Mexico after a sojourn in Toronto for a couple of years. Scott' in journalism and psychology. Mary's in psychology and art histmy and hoping to cartoon for the ONM student newspaper this fall. They both graduate in '73 and want to go back to Canada. ANCY FLATTER HALL, '69, started Harvard Business School on a George M. Mumphrey fellowship (she wonders whether she is a fellowess, fellowette or Daughter Lara starts kindergarten about the same time. A photo of DIA A GRAVES '70, appeared in Glamour Magazine, October 1972 issue, in an ad for Cachet frangrance by Prmce belli. Beside a picture of Diana in her National Park Service uniform it said, "All Park Rangers dress alike, but they don't all look alike. Diana Graves makes her uniform seem as though it was designed just for her. Same with Diana's fragrance. It's a little different on her than any other girl in the world." MARIAN BUSSEY '70, was to be married on Apri 1 15th in Boulder, Colo. to Randy Orr of ew Orleans. They were due to leave after the wedding for a few months in Europe. J Lh,1 KLOPFE IElN '70 has been work i n g as a CO in the psychiatric ward of a large general hospita I in Indiana hanging course, divesting myself of the remaining
metaphors of an unsuccesstul California experience (like an .Alia Romeo), experimenting with a new ense of rootedness, exploring my native state and its uncivilized reserves. Learning to read poetry and to speak German." PAUL .ADOMITE '70 has been named a copywriter by Mel Richman Inc., creative marketing ervices in Pittsburgh, according to a publicity release by that firm. BR CE M .ALLE:-.J '70 is newly located at 3 # ll5th St., Apartment 13, Lan ingburgh, .Y. 12182. He's a financial consultant to small bu inessmen. JA\1ES W. '71 and CHERYL HOIG E X67 FLEE ER are living in Valencia, Venezuela. They are both working for Inter# national Corporation. Jim says he is learning Spanish the hard way and that both plan to visit the college next summer. ew address i Apartado 449, Valencia, Venezuela. A CY THOMPSO '71, "I am now a full time biology teacher at Sarasota High." LARRY HU T '71. till hoping to do graduate work at University of Toronto. SID EY SCOTT DeGRAW X71. Sidney is now \irs. Kevin DeGraw and is living in Indialantic. Florida. BRA DT ANDERSO X71, was married to PATRICIA KIR TE X71, in June. Brandt is studying architect# ure at MIT. TUART '71, was at the Appalachian Center in Pipestem, W. Va. thi summer and now is ub# stitute teaching in Hinton and planning on getting his teacher certificate. ick Munger '71, is in law school at the University of Virginia. Hi new address is 2517 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Doug Friedman '72, is now at 71 South Prospect St. in Amherst, 01002. "alive and farily well, 'harking with young people in a detention center." He also i completing his masters in education and teaching a course m men's liberalion at U ELLE DlERDORF '72 and TEPH EN L. POSEY X70, were married in June and are studying at Emerson College and Lesley College Graduate chool. ROBIN DAY GLE N '72, writes that she is in her second week of law school, and since her address is Davis, Cal., pre umably it is the University of California there. KE ETH F. MOORE '72, is now living in Germany, learning German with plans uncertain after Dec. l. TRANSCRIPT INFO College Recorder ancy Ferraro notes that if you want transcripts sent out, requests must be in writing When sending for a tran cript, please include a dieck for 1.00 payable to New College The transcript will be mailed to the address pecified ALUMNI DIRECfORY A flood of address changes and "No forwarding address" returns from a recent mailing has played havoc with the alumm d1rectory and the alumni address files. The Public Relations office is now attempting to get all of the addres es traighten# ed out with the prospect of issuing another directory sometime this winter, hopcf ully around January.