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Feb. 14. 1967 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION RE: INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT JOB}T ELMENDORF College President John Elmendorf Hill be formally inaup,urated in ceremonies at 9:30a.m., February 22, 1967, in the courtyard of the Ringling Museum, The occasion should be as Hell as colorful. I am enclosinp, some details of the ceremony to help you plan your coverar,e. Please call my office for any questions. Furman c. Arthur Director of Public Relations and Special Programs
Inauguration of President Elmendorf Dr. John Elmendorf is the second nresident o f NeH Collere. He has held office since September 1965. Hany ask Hhy the inaur;uration not held earlier. leH Colleee was committed to first making its academic proe ram complete and this took all of its time and This year, the pror,ram entered its first year in full operation and it Has possible to plan and carry out its first major ceremonial. The inaupuration is held at 9:30 a .m. in the courtyard of the Museum. This beautiful outdoor settinr, is ideal for an occasion of this type, expected to be Hitnessed by more than 4,000 Honored p,uest for the occasion is Sir Patrick Dean, the British Ambassador to The United States. Schedule of Events Tuesday, February 21: 4:00 p.m.--Arrival and press interviews -Sir Vatrick Dean and party. Sarasota-Bradenton Airport. Excellent photo r.raphic opnortunity and interviews either Sir Patrick, Lady Dean, or both 5:30-7:30 p.m. -Reception for delep;ates. Hall, Ne'v College campus. Uelcome for deler;ates of the more than 150 collep,es and universities to be represented. Social photograph onportunity. -more-
Neu Collep,e Inaup;uration Schedule of Events Par,e 2 Wednesday, February 22: 8:30-9:30 a.m. -robe in Gallery 21 of the Ringling Nuseul"l. TtivervieH Hip:h School Kiltie Band nerforms. SPECIAL SECTION RESERVED FOR lttHS HEDIA AT TfTE PHOTOGRAPHIC VANTAGE POINTS ARE SUPERB 9:30 a.m. --Procession of more than 300 at east end of courtyard to Hest end to music by Hest Coast Youth Orchestra. Presidential party to raised star,e under famous fir,ure of David, Approximately 9:45 a.m. -Prop,ral"l Berins. Hir,hlights: Greetinp:s from Student Body, Faculty, State of Florida, Conp.ress of The United States. Inaup.ural address by Sir Patrick Dean Installation of President by Chairman, Board of Trustees Presidential Address. Approximately 11:30 a.m. -Prop,ram Should Conclude. 12:30 p.m .. Luncheon for deler,ates and guests on 1Test Campus near Collere Hall, served from hup,e tent erected for occasion. If it should rain, ceremonies Hill be held at the First Hethodist Church at 104 s Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. A firm decision is expected to be made by 5 p.m. on Tuesday the 21st. Hore information Hill be sent to you in succeeding days.