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News Release (September 19, 1967)

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Title:
News Release (September 19, 1967)
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Special to the Sarasota Herald Tribune -- Mailaway Edition; 1 - 14 - Sept. 19, 1967
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Book
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New College of Florida
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New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
September 19, 1967

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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota

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Four page news release.
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1 -14 Sept. 19, 1967 SPECIAL TO SARASOTA HDALD TRIBtJe -KAILAWAY EDITION Rev Colleae, founded in Saraaota in 1960, accepted ita firat atudenta in 1964 aa a pri.ate, co-educational colleae of the liberal erta and acieocea. Ita atudeuta are choaen froa candidates Rraduatlna froa secondary and preparatory achoola all aceoaa the natioa. Founded on the preaiae that it would offer a traditioaal education within a conta.porary educatiooal fr...-ork, New College graduated ita firat atudenta laat ..... r and the .. jority of th .. have aooe on to leadina ,radvate aDd profeaaioaal achoola in thia COUDtry aDd abroad. What' n at lf Collep ia aplataed ill the acco.panyiaa article. X X I X SAIASOTA-A nev acad..tc caldar, new build ina, new CDI'I'ical chaqu, a IUIV c:apu pla, &M new facea coofira in 1967 the Colleae fOUIMie&-a p&-te tbat it wo.U "alvaya r-iD new." ODe of tba newut chaqea tha aca ... ic caleedal" l"tqa to the...,.. the traditt..&l nin--.ath yur whUe ati11 'beptaa the popDlar optioa of arautioa vithill thr.. yu&-a. Ml"e-

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COLLEGE Pase 2 (Mailaway) Placed in full opartion thia year for the fall openin wae Haailton Center, th handao addition to the colleg Eaat Campus. Altboush dedicated in May, thia co plex of bu1ld1n a no baa been coepletely aaeiilated into e ua activitiea. Due to go into use in late fall ia South Hall, b ilt ea a aanaion home for ember of the Ringlin family, nd now c pletely .oderniaed end converted to clea ro and office apac South nall pe ita a jor ahift in apace utilization about the c pu allowing a uch-need d expansion of the library. New tudents enrolling in Sept her also found that the firet year curricul had undergone changea designed to iva th more acad ic flexibility during their early studies. This year waa the year in which a aster plan was d veloped for the ca us, spelling out the anticipated ue of land and lso ehowi B the probable location of new buildings and th ir ta es of developaent. New face a peored on ca pus ppoint ents ere de to th faculty a d one professor aas d import nt d inistrative duties. Chan ing th calendar ranks e an i portont lt ration in the colle e plan, but one that waa made consiatent ith the goals of the coll g Dur1ns ita first three years, the eoll R year w s 43 weeks, 11 veeka longer than traditional college calendars. This ev College adopted an acade ie calendar which begins in early ept er and continu until arly June, including three class terae and one independent atudy term. ore -

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MF.W COLLEGE g 3 ilaway) So fl xibl i this c lendar that students who wi h to grad t in three y ars y do o by aontinuous tudy in reaidenc plu two rs of ind p nd nt study. Por other student who elect to work four y r to o t in th ir b ch lor's d gree, the calendar pe its th to sp nd on c t o f f c mpu e ch year for their last thr y ars, offering con id rabl opportunities for res rch projects, tr v 1, or for work. to th ch ng in c 1 ndar, the o t atriking differ nc on campu this ye r will be the full oper tion of H ilton Center the hift to u e of Scuth Hall, and th gro th of the library. l a ilton Cent r, d sign d by ork nrchit ct I.i Pei in harmony with th three stu ent r sidences, w coBpleted in M y nnd dedicated to the coup who e ifts helped to k it possible, the late Mr. nd rs. C rl Hamilton. The n w c nt r is th focus for itor to th c pu but it is al o th hub of life. In t o located a r ception area, hu e roo private dining nd eting rooms, enac bar, th D an of Students office, a s ri of cl sarooms, laboratory, udio-visual cent r nd t achin auditori South Hall, the vat rfront anaion whose acquisition brought to two the u er of former circus fa ily ho ft purch sed, houses the offices for President John Elmendorf and som of the ad inistrattve staff and faculty, a well a classroo Uae of South 11411 nov frees Coll e Hall for xp nsion of the libr ry, which h a been acquiring books at th rato of 10,000 a yeaT and is sorely in need of ad41tional apace. more

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MEW COLLEGR age 4 (Kailavay) The face of the c us vas expected to begin n orderly change this month with the expected doption by the Board of Trust s of a preliinary plan for the physical of th c us. Pancoast, Fer ndino, Grafton and a iami architectural fira, vas charged last year with the task of developing plana for the use of the canpue nd with helping to for cast the order i Which new buildings will srtse. Changes in the curricul structure affected the 124 entering students. To add greater flexibility and to give th re ti to investigate studt of their own choosing, the requir ents for the basic, first-year course study were aet at two te a instead of thr e. A fev new faces will gr et the 150 returning uppercl en, mostly in the ranks of faculty. ln new role, and certain to be important to all undergraduates, will be Dr. George w. Petrie III, Dean of Students. Dr. Petrie ca e to New College last year as profesaor of ath atice, but this y sr ott of his work will be in the area of student life. Returning fr a y r'a absence fr campus is Dr. William K. Saith, profea or of th atic even oth r additions have been .ada in the faculty area as the aize of th student body has increased. 30 -


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