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News Release (February 22, 1967)

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Title:
News Release (February 22, 1967)
Alternate Title:
Advance for Release After 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 1967
Physical Description:
Book
Creator:
New College of Florida
Publisher:
New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
February 22, 1967

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Subjects / Keywords:
History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Genre:
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
News release
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Sarasota

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Two page news release.
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New College of Florida
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New College of Florida
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NCF0000564:00001


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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AFTER 10:30 a.m., HEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1967 Sarasota, Fla., Feb. 22: --The follm..ring is the text of greetings from the student representative at the inauguration today of Dr. John Elmen-dorf as President of Net..r College. Harry Felder III, of Phoenix, Arizona, is the elected chairman of the Student Executive Committee and brought greetings from the 230-member student body. The Student Greetings Harry Felder III A college seeks a president who reflects the college's aims. Since the war, colleges have often been founded simply because surrounding colleges are filled to capacity, and new institutions are needed to accommodate the increasing numbers desiring a college education. Usually such colleges seek able administrators as presidents. New College, on the other hand, demands more from its president, for it was founded to test an idea, to implement a philosophy of education. This philosophy has few tenets. Its primary reason for being is the fear that such complex, \-70rldt
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NEU COLLEGE Page 2 Student Greetings The President here is more important, perhaps, than at other institutions, for he is the chief implementer of the NeH College philosophy. He, of course, must be an able administrator. He must also be accessible to faculty and students. He must be liberally educated to appreciate the many to achieve education. He must be willing to allmv students the freedom necessary to mature --the freedom to make mistakes, the freedom to reject the past, reexamine the present, and thereby mold the future. It is my belief that such a man has been found in the person of Dr. John Elmendorf, and on behalf of the student body I am happy to \velcome him as President of Colle8e. -30-


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