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SPECIAL TO TAMPA TRIBUNE Sara ota, Fla.--Th nation's youngest private college of the liberal art and ciences, New Coll g accepts its fir t tudents in the fall. As tho chart r clas nrolls, it fulfills a dream held by a vision ry group more than three ye r go. They aw th n ed for a qu lity, priv te, co-educational colleg of the lib r l rts nd ci nee and they believ d th t the likely place for it loc tion w in th r b tw n thi city nd Bradenton on Florid s Gulf coast. Eighteen men, forming the origin 1 board of tru t s, w e listed in the original charter of the college, dated October 1 1960 Their gathering w s the culmination of a community dream to have full fledg d college and of a desire of the United Church of Christ (then Congr gation 1 Christian to help found coll ge in this century. Th s ighteen--men from 11 walks of lif nd all part o the nation--set the goal of uncompromising excellence which haa eh racterized all of the efforts sine that tim Four ye rs were et for a deliberate movement to accomplish this goal in each phase of the col leg s dev lopment. Th. results will be noted when the charter class enters in the f 11. (more)
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