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R .-I'fEWS ELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 121 -2/21/68 813 / 355-7131 Ref.: Furman C. Arthur FOF USE: SUNDAY, 25, 1968 of educators will meet for tl-ro days in Sarasota this l-reek, as part of their advisory Hork to the Entrance Examination Board. (CEF.B) Twenty-one members of the ComMission on Tests of the CEEB, presidents, deans, admissions officers, orofessors and one major education Hriter, hold a two day meet Hednesday and Thursday at NeH Co11eP,e. The commission, an independent group of teachers, administrators, and writers appointed by the Board to all the Board's existing examinations, to evidence of the need for chanP,e, and consider what kinds of tests may be needed a decade hence, will hold its at the Hamilton Center. Hill be under the chairmanshiP of Dr. David V. Tiedeman, professor of education of Harvard University. CEEB President Richard "Pearson '!.
NEH COLLEGR 2 The Commission was created last year to make a three year study of the Board's tests and to recommend changes in lip,ht of educational and social chanP,es. !ts first meetinP, Has held last June in open session and aP,ain in October. The Sarasota is a closed business meetinp,. Members of the Commission expected to be here for the meeting include the presidents of Hunter and Pheaton ColleP,es, deans of the University of Texas, College, the provost of the University of DelaHare and a master of one of Yale University's CEEB, the is a nonprofit membership association of 782 and universities, 237 schools, and ,, 88 associations. Established in 1900 to aid in the transition of students from school to colleP,e, its include and admission tests administered to about tt.ro million students_ a year. r.-fost high school students know the tests as keys to admission to many colleges. The Board also conducts extensive research activities, publishes numerous books and studies, carries out training programs for admissions and school guidance officers and operateS the Scholarship Service and the Advanced ProP,ram. Several members of the NetiT faculty have been associated with the Board. Dr. John F. French, ColleP.;e Examiner and professor of psychology, Has senior research tdth Educational TestinP; Service, t 7hich constructs the tests used by the Board. Dr. Arthur 'P. Borden Jr., chairman of the Division of Humanities and professor of literature, more -
NE'H COLLEGE 3 has served with the Board on assiRnments since 1960 and in 1963-64 was on leave.of absence from PashinRton and Lee University to work with them full time. Dr. David Dykstra, associate professor of literature, took a leave of absence before the faculty of Ner r Collef'.e to do a study for the Council on Examinations, a project of the CF.EB. 30 -