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new co eGe n maus Volume 4, Number 3 Summer 1988 Board Adopts Mission Statement Asks Alumni to Vote Excerpt from letter to alums (see page 2} from Alumni Association president, Dan Chambliss: ... New College Is distinctive because of its philosophy of education; an alumni association ought to protect that distinctiveness. I. As former -and truly lifelong students of New College, we alumni feel a special responsibility for its integrity and well-being, with all that that entails. Therefore, we herein state what we find to be our commitment to the College. II. We believe that New College exists fundamentally to give life to a set of core principles, set forth at the College's founding and restated time and again, in various forms, throughout the College's existence. These principles represent our own understanding of what New College can, at its best, offer; what it offered us; and what we hope it will continue to offer. We understand these principles to be: e Each student is responsible for his or her own education. This entails freedom and accountability, both of which should be generously defended. Much should be allowed of, and much expected from, every New College student. Hence the Mission Statement you'll find in this issue of Nimbus. .. Take a look at it. See what you think. Let us know. The Mission Statement below and is continued on 16. Also on page 16 1s a ballot for you to return, in dicating your approval or disapproval of the statement. The best education results from the active confrontation of minds. Excel lent students and teachers must be brought together; the systematic op portunities for the meeting of stu dents and teachers should be generous; joint efforts at learning should be encouraged. There should be minimal constraints on learning, with maximal oppor tunities. New College should enforce only the fewest possible rules, regulations, and administrative im pedimenta to real education. There should be maximum student access to facilities, support for student re search, and encouragement for stu dent educational initiatives. Those students who want to learn should always be helped, never hindered. Excellence, not adequacy, is the goal of a New College education. Since its Continued on page 16


Page2 Nimbus, Summer 1988 A Letter From the President: We're Not Your Average Alumni Association Dear Alums, NC is not your average college, and NCAA is not your typical alumni association. Most such groups specialize in tailgate parties before The Big Game and weenie roasts sometime in mid-June, after the students have all left campus. The real purpose (for Average U. Alumni Associa tion) is bringing in the bucks, and the method relies on (1) reminiscing about days at the Frat House and (2) a slide show by the Development Office, followed by a solicitation. We've got nothing against either fundraising (we do plenty) or weenie roasts or reminiscing, but the real purpose of this association, at least for many of you I've spoken with, is Preserving tlte New College Education, or something like that. The College is distinctive because of its philosophy of education; an alumni association ought to protect that distinctiveness. Hence the Mission Statement you'll find in this issue of Nimbus. The product of some fairly intense discussions by the NCAA board members, the statement tries to capture what is uniquely NC's, and to say that we will fight for that uniqueness. This will be, at least for the time being, our purpose. Not money, not football, not even reunions (al though reunions are a vital part of what we do, and a way of re-creating the New College experience for us "lifetime dents"), but education. That's what the Mission Statement says. Take a look at it. See what you think. Let us know. The May reunion brought out a lot of former NC'ers, especially when you realize that this year, because of the College's calendar, we met the week before Memorial Day. Bummer. That won't happen next year; the faculty has moved back to the traditional date. Nevertheless, we had roughly 100 or s? alums/withdrawns etc. show up and get down. Janet Wetsenford was responsible for organizing the event did a &'"eat job! getting hotel rooms, setting up the catenng servtce, finding class representatives, and such. She deserves your thanks, if you were there. And several Alums Needed for Planning Seminar Good People helped fmd alums for the target classes: Laurie and Edna Paulson, Dan Ryan, Lori Smolker and Jay and Judy Lentini (the Telephone Queen of the Midsouth) tracked down many of their classmates. Their work resulted in many "Lost Are Found" successes, and some interesting conversations. At the annual business meeting, alums voted to figure a way of changing the NCAA's method of tracking people, so you now will be listed by entry year instead of gradua tion year. Lot of folks had complained about this, and Carol Ann Wilkinson and Lee Harrison are working out the technical details. Roger Klurfeld gets credit for bringing it up at the meeting. We also heard from Provost Bob Benedetti, Foundation President Gen. Heiser, Campus Dean Bob Barylski and Dave Dagon, the student government head, who gave a real nice talk of what the campus's physical problems really result from --not the airport per se, or commuter students alone, but the rapid urbanization of Sarasota County. He's writing something for a future issue of Nimbus to explain this. Congratulations to Fay Clayton and Sharon Landesman, who were both irtstalled on the NC Foundation board in May, and so become members of the NCAA board as well. The more good people involved, the more good we can accomplish. Joy Barnitz is the new secretary for the NCAA board. Ken Misemer remains treasurer, and I'll be president for one more year. And Carol Ann Wilkinson is the executive director (I think that's her title now; I know that it's her de facto job). I \ {(.."-_ J _; Dan Chambliss What Have You Written Lately? "We picked each others' brains when we lived together. Why not now?" said Judy Lentini as she agreed to put together a mass syllabus of publications by New College alumni. The has interest in bringing alumni to Sarasota to mteract One emerging proposal would feature alumru achve m the fields of architecture architecture, environmental planning, plannmg related fields. These alumni would work with students durtng the lSP t? critique the existing cam pus ought be anterested in working with stu d ents m th1s capac1ty, p l ease contact Environmental Studies Program Coordinator Jono Miller at 813-359-4390 or 5?00 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota34243. l Please send a list of all books, articles, plays, poems, stories, etc., you've had published to Judy Lentini, 833 Countryside Court, Marietta, GA 30067. She'll prepare the list and it will be available for all of us ..


Nimbus, Summer 1988 Page3 Secret Agent Surfaces After 20-Year Silence I thought coming to the reunion would be a simple matter. I was wrong. I'd hardly stepped off the plane and experienced the familiar wet-dishrag-in-the face sensation of Florida in late May when I was ap proached by a neatly dressed young couple. "Look," I began, "if you think I'm going to give another cent to Lyndon La Rouche ... But before I had a chance to say anything else, the man and woman had each grabbed one of my arms in a painful grip. They hustled me through the airport terminal and toward a car waiting at the curb. "You've made a mistake," I protested as they shoved me in the back seat. "I'm just a New College graduate, here to attend my 20th reunion." "There's no mistake," the young man said. "We know who you are. You're Agent 68." I was stunned. How could they know of my secret identity, so many years ago, as New College's first secret agent? There was only one ex planation -they were agents of KOOS, better known as Keep Out of Sarasota, the dreaded terrorist group whose plans to destroy the college in its formative years I had foiled so many times. I didn't dare let on that I knew they were KOOS agents. "We know what you're thinking," the woman said. "And we're not KOOS agents. That organization merged with Friends of New College U years ago." By Laurie Paulson (AKA Agent 68) Could that be ARB talking to Secret Agent 68 during the 1988 reunion? Edna Paulson, Abby Misemer andArlanna Young seem oblivious to the historic meeting. "Then who are you?" I asked, "and bow did you know I was once Agent 68?" "We're New College students. We read about you in back issues of The Catalyst," the young man said. "How could you hope to keep your identity secret when you wrote about your ex ploits in the student newspaper?" "It was perfect," I said. "Nobody read The Catalyst." "Nonetheless," the woman said, "those stories told us all we needed to know. We read about the many times you foiled plots to destroy the college. We even read about your chief, the brilliant but enigmatic faculty member you knew only as ARB." "That's because I never went to any of his classes," I said. "We knew that too," the young man said. "We also read your transcripts." By that time, the car had reached the campus. The two students led me to a room in the Pei dorms by scaling a balcony wall and entering through the sliding glass doors. I knew the route well. I had, after all, lived through intervisitation. To my surprise, the room was ftlled with students. They looked at me ex pectantly. What did they want of me? "What do you want of me?" I asked. A tall young man with a neat beard walked up and shook my hand. "Agent 68, we're honored to meet you. You're the only one who can help us." "Help you with what?" I asked. "The Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Authority wants to turn part of the campus into a parking lot, and the college isn't doing enough to stop them. We're afraid it will be the end of New College as we know it. It's as great a threat as you ever faced with KOOS." "That's terrible," I said. "But what can I do to help? I'm out of shape. Continued on next page


Page4 Nimbus, Summer 1988 Secret Agent 68 (cont'd) there. The commencement speech and the sunset were both inspiring, but neither seemed to address the concerns of aging secret agents. Only one man could help me. But I searched the graduation crowds for him in vain. The next morning, I tracked him down at his retirement home near the bay. A servant directed me to the back. There, watering the hibiscus, was the man to whom I once owed so much. He turned and looked at me. "Don't you still owe me a paper?" ARB asked. "I've learned to live with the Incom plete," I replied. Alums visiting on steps of College Hall at reunion picnic It seemed just like the old days, visiting ARB's secret office under the shallow end of the swimming awaiting word of my next perilous as signment. For a moment, I almost hoped he'd urge me to undertake the students' mission. But after I told him the story, his advice was charac teristically enigmatic. It's been years since I practiced secret agentry. Even my writing style has changed." "Thank God," said someone in the back of the room. I ignored that. "Hell,"l said, "I'm a middle-aged guy." "That's just what we need," the bearded student said. "We need someone to infiltrate the enemy camp. Y ou'lllook just like everyone else on the Airport Authority." I had to give them credit. It was at least as clever a plan as ARB and I bad ever hatched. But I had retired from that game 20 years ago. Did I want to go back? Could I? I'd have to think about it. "I'll have to think about it," I said. "How long do I have?" "You can have 48 hours," the bearded student said. "We'll contact you during the Saturday night PCP." "The what?" I asked. "Did you really go to New College?" another student asked, incredulously. "The PCP. Palm Court Party. The reunion planners are nostalgically recreating one of those loud and boisterou-; parties you used to have in the Palm Court." "If we'd had a loud party in the Palm Court, I said, "the proctor would have caught us and we'd have been hauled before the Student Court." "Proctor?" "Never mind," I said. "I'll see you in 48 hours." The next day was filled with stress and confusion. But I knew I had to stop thinking about the reunion and decide what to do about the students' request. Could I really resume my role as a covert protector of New College after all these years? Continued on next page I went to graduation that evening, hoping I would fmd the answer 0n brunch Ginger Lyon and Ed Chadd relax at reum


Nhnbus,Sununer1988 PageS Secret Agent 68 (cont'd) "Do what you think is best," he said. It looked like the decision was up to me. The bearded student found me about mid way through the PCP that night. "How's the nostalgic journey through the music of your generation going?" he asked. "They still haven't played 'I Just Dropped In To See What Condi tion My Condition Is In,'" I complained. shown in me. But you really don't need me." "What do you mean?" the student that kind of vision, but enough people do. And you have one big ad vantage." "What's that?" "We really were fighting for our lives," I told hUn. "But the leaders of Keep Out of Sarasota now attend New College Foundation luncheons. Fighting the Sarasota-Bradenton Air port Authority should be, relatively speaking, a piece of cake." "And you really think we should develop our own secret agents?" he asked. "Never mind that," he said. "What's your answer?" We walked away from the noise of the "Sure," I said. "How about you, for instance?" Bob Benedetti with reunion coordinator Janet Weisenford "Me?" he said. A strange look came over his face, and he looked toward the swimming pool. PCP and found ourselves by the vol leyball court. "I used to have that room up there," I said, pointing to a balcony where a student appeared to be attacking a pile of philosophy papers with a machete. "I realize these reunions are an op portunity to relive touching and somehow asked, clearly agitated. "Without you, we'll never be able to save the college." I shook my head. "In the last few days, I've talked to students and faculty members and even the ad ministration. There are plenty of can didates for a new secret agent. In PHOTO/MARY RUIZ numinous moments from your past," the bearded stu dent said. "But I really have to know if you'll help us fight the forces that are threaten ing the very existence of New Col lege." Reunions are good times to catch up on the newest family members. Julie Morris and Corley Miller;_ on right are Ken and Heather Moore. I gazed toward the cars rushing down the Tamiami Trail. Where were they going at this hour? It was something that had always puzzled me. "Look," I said, finally. "I can't tell you how much I appreciate your offer and the confidence you've fact, this is a perfect time to begin recruiting. "The fact that you've gotten together to fight this airport situation shows that you haven't abandoned the ideals that caused ARB to send me on so many treacherous mis sions," I said. "Not everyone here has "I understand they're using the secret room under the shallow end for Natural Science classes," I said. "But there's sure to be some other place." We shook hands, and he walked On left above are like that anymore. purposefully back toward the dorms. I walked back to the PCP. The colored lights and the music seemed to shimmer in the warm air. "'I just dropped in,'" I sang, "'to see what condition my condition is in.'" They don't make songs Laurie Paulson '65, a 1968 graduate of New College, is director of communica tions for the Interstate Natural Gas As sociation of America.


Page6 Bob Knox, professor of literature, and Sharon Landesman visit at the reunion. K11ox and 1982 graduate Adam Tebrugge were speakers at the 1988 graduation ceremonies. Chapter News In June, about 20 alums enjoyed an afternoon of visiting, swimming, float ing, etc. at a lakeside picnic for Bos ton area alums hosted by Henry Pattc:rson and Meredith Beit. The long d1stance award went to Jim Feeney, New College special projects director. On the same trip, Jim Feeney shared a pub dinner in Greenwich Village with Dan Chambliss, Bill Rosenberg, Virginia Phillips, and Bill Dudley. New Yorkers can look forward to renewed efforts to stimulate alumni networking in the Big Apple and en virons. Phillips says plans are in the works to entertain this year's new stu dents from the New York area. A party is being planned for the fall. John Esak and his wife, Karen, celebrated July 4th with about 50 novocoUegians from the Washington area at their home in Midlands, VA. We hear they had a great time. Facutty Develop ment Grants Four Receive Awards Four New College faculty members have received grants from the alumni-funded Faculty Development Grants program. The awards were presented at the May faculty meeting by Gary Montin, chairman of the alumni association's special projects committee to Sandra Gilchrist, assistant professor of biology, Arthur MeA. Miller, professor of literature, Alfred Beulig, associate professor of biology, and Karsten Henckell, assistant professor of mathematics and Computer Science. Gilchrist's grant is for explor ing undergraduate research, in cluding participation individual ly and with students in three workshops and conferences during the next year. Miller's grant is to support re search and cross-correlation of previously untapped archives of the late 19th/early 20th century intentional community in Estero, Fla., by Dr. Miller and one or more student assistants. Beulig's grant will help a stu dent to travel with Dr. Beulig to the Sixth International Coral Reef Symposium in Townsville, Australia in August. They will present the results of under water field work on the reefs in Belize conducted this summer. CNN news has recently aired a report featuring Dr. Beulig and some of his students. Henckell's grant is for par ticipation in a course with Alan Tucker, an advocate of radical changes in the traditional linear algebra curriculum. Future issues of Nimbus will carry reports from the faculty members as they complete their grant projects. Job Opportunity: Comptroller for Campus Council USF at Sarasota/ New College The Sarasota Campus Coun cil is seeking a comptroller to manage its accounts, monitor compliance with university procedures, provide financial reports, and facilitate student government operations. The comptroller is responsible for the management of a sizable budget. This position offers an opportunity to be a sig nificant part of the USF/New College campus. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree from an ac credited college or university, as well as some familiarity with math and/or computers. The position requires good communication skills, as the comptroller often interacts with both the campus ad ministration and the sur rounding community. The an nual salary is currently $15,000. Applicants may call (813) 359-4265 for more informa tion. Applications must in clude a resume and list of references, but applicants are encouraged to submit addi tional background informa tion. Complete applications must be postmarked by August 31,1988 and sent to the Campus Council, Box #1, USF/New College, 5700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida, 34243. The Sarasota Campus Coun cil is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Florida Law, all applications sub mitted are considered a mat ter of public record and are available for review upon re quest.


Nimbus, Summer 1988 Page7 Students Arrested, Trees Fall as Airport Controversy Continues The New College student effort to halt airport expansion has taken on two new developments. The student initiated non-profit corporation Save the Greenspace has ftled suit against the Univer sity for failure to include student concerns in con sideration of a lease for the east campus. During a non-violent protest against airport construc tion, 41 New College stu dents and two alumni were arrested on charges of trespassing. Background Regents Reject Students' Proposal on Road In March, the Board of Regents turned down the students' proposal students had no legal standing in the issue, denied their request for a hear ing and signed the lease returning the grove to airport control. On May 2, the Airport Authority or-dered the destruction of the grove. By the afternoon of that day, over 100 students had occupied the grove in an attempt to save the trees until they could pursue all their legal options. But, some 40 police officers, some with riot gear, a SWAT team, and a dozen sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the scene. Two alumni and 41 students were arrested on charges of trespassing. By nightfall, the grove was cleared for the road. On May 5, work on the dis puted portion of the site was stopped by a 10-day stay or dered by the District Court of Appeals in response to motions filed by the students' lawyer. Courts to Decide New College students have been opposing air port plans for expanded operations for the past year and a half. The con troversy started when air port engineers sited a multi-lane egress from the new terminal com plex through land leased from the airport by the university. Part of the disputed leasehold was earmarked for a $1.3 mil lion recreational complex and part was the site of a natural oak grove. With the help of a lob byist, a lawyer and a trafMary Kelly Parlett was once of the first students arrested. Few of the other a"ests provided as much drama as Kelly's. As we go to press, the ar rested students and alumni are preparing for their trials, the earliest of which is now scheduled for August. Stu dents are waiting for a Court of Appeals ruling on their right to standing in the case and their request to infic engineer, New College students were able to enlist the support of the USF administration in planning the road's realignment. The compromise alignment preserved most of the grove, allowed for regulation-sized playing fields and facilities and ac commodated airport traffic. Student hopes were dashed, however, when the campus administration reversed its position and recommended the Board of Regents approve the land swap as proposed by the airport and approved a modified lease. Stu dents ft.led for an administrative hearing -a state inquiry to establish fmdings of facts and conclusions of law. Funds for the legal action were provided by generous alumni sup port and private community donors through Save the Greenspace. Bulldozers Topple Trees Students Arrested In late April, the chancellor of the State University System declared the validate the lease signed by the chancellor and to remand con sideration of the lease back to the Regents. For additional information contact Save the Greenspace, P.O. Box 49045, Sarasota, FL 34230. Photo used courtesy of Sarasota Herald Tribune. Thanks to David Dagon and Robert Westerfeld! for their assistance in com piling the information for this article.


Page8 Nimbus, Summer 1988 1987-88 Contributors to New Total Contributions from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988 $51,096.50 We would like to say a very special thank you to each of you who has been a financial supporter of the Alumni Association this year. Be cause of you we've met our fundraising goals for the year and been able to make a significant contribution in sup port of New College. Class of 1964 Esther L Barazzone ThomasL Bell Betsy Y ocher Carter William A Chadwick Glenda D Cimino FayOayton John M Cranor lli lnge Fryklund Bruce Guild Diaries H. Hamilton Paul K. Hansma Carol Worby Holder Anna M Navarro Roberta Luther O Brien John H Peters Kathleen Dively Raskin Jeanne Rosenberg Elizabeth Ash Sanford Jean Steele SteYelliOn Samuel Treynor David M. Walton ara Sieborowska Ceo Prank Ceo Jean P. Feingold Qaudia Bolin Harding You will notice the new system of classification. In accordance with the Leander S. Harding Jr. Ralph L. Colb Mary R Lamprech George W. Fifield Gary M Moriello Ira K. Glasser David B. Schwartz Thomas M Goodridge Elizabeth Crosby Schwartz Kenneth C. Green Nancy Orr Storey Patricia Barrand Herman Janis K. Wolalc Chuck Kinney Pauline Mead Knox Class of1967 John J. Lentini Christopher J Arbak Judith Kaye Lentini Harry M. l.iebersohn Sharron Shelton Arbuckle David H Burck Robert McGarey Marian Bussey Henry Patterson Carola Butler Robert A PhilliP' Kathleen M Capels Donald K. Richards, Jr. Micbelle A. Oayton Stanley E. Skubic Zelia E. Ellshoff Randi Payne Slaughter Ellen Horowitz Ste i n GaUl. Parra Norman P. Stein Jean E. Graham Dallll)' S. Kuehn Dorothy Bobb Massey Class of 1970 Debora Godfrey Reinert Samuel Sapp Anita L. Allen William E. Schaub JoyT. Bamitz Margaret L. Sheeran Lisa Berley Timothy E. Snyder JcaMe P. Bojarski Jane Snyder Stauffer Paul V. Castellitto Kathlyn Graves Swett Freddie M. Oary Class of 1968 Dana R

Nimbus, Summer 1988 College Alumni Association Class of 1972 Allison L Atkinson Donna E. Baker Beth Brown John H. Buchanan Elizabeth L Carney Frazier Carraway Kevin R. Coffey Philip J Cohen Mark E Davis Rabbi Emily H. Feigenson Robert S Fish Catherine Roberts Gorvine James W Gutner Joseph W Haaf Nancy C Haber Jenn i fer Bennett Hebb Janet C. Heck Ann M Joyner Sheri L Katz Bruce Kohrm a n Cathy A. Krall Lori Feldman Lieberman James D. Lock Mileva Daugherty Loo Michael S. Maher Scott H. Matthews Jennifer Pingeon James W. Pritchard Rebecca McCombs Robinson Mark A. Roth Scott D Sachnoff Judy D Schatz Martin A. Schwartz Russell B. Selman Kathleen M. Smith Sally A. Stephens Kristin I. Taylor Linda Mitchell Thompson David L Tomlin Qaire E. Winold Class of 1973 Ern my C Acton Ronald L Bergwerk Tessy Brungardt Edward A Chadd David Chilcott Mary E. Qark Theodore H. DeWitt Ruth I. Dreessen Margee Ensign Cheryl Flax-Davidson Ellen K. Glessner Leslie J. Greene-Smith Lee Harrison B. Janet L. Hibbs Robert S. Uoyd Brian Maxson Eva Pischnotte McGuigan Total Number of Alumni Contributors 380 Pamela McRae Roger R. Rosa William A. Rosenberg MaryL. Ruiz NinaM.Stem Vogel Class of 1974 Michael A. Armstrong Robert D. Atkinson Cheri Belz Lila Bricklin Beverly Brown James J. Cook Amy G. Dickman Fredrick.a F Fleenor-Joyner Pat Galvin Terence J Hoopes Louis D. Joyner Thomas J. Kapostasy Andrea M Martz Robert A. Pell Dennis P. Swaney Robert S Teti William T. Thompson Janet M. Weisenford Paul G. Wendt Class of 1975 Carole Chambliss Brannock Qaire Bailey Carraway Jennifer G. Collins Lonnie M Draper Virginia L Elgin JerryGips Sandra Payson Gips Edward M. Greenfield Qaudia E. Harsh Julia H Ireland J. Gilliam Johnston Lynann Dixon Kashner Elaine Goldenberg Katz Betsy Kubiclt Rick Rever Donald F Richmond Gail Russell Gregg L Sandy Jonathan S Smiga William J. Steck P Suyderhoud W. Randolph Winchester Class of 1976 Michael C. Alcoff Judith L Bums Jeffrey Cianci MaryL. Cox Laurie J. Oils Jane Fedor Robert S. Glazier Ursula T Hotchkiss Joseph J Melnick Unda L. Mytinger-Tyson Alan Newman Class of 1977 Diane Basara Mark Bondurant Janice C Broda Tod E. Gentille Thomas L Hamby Jr. Elaine 0 Hyder William L May Stephanie Gillespie Melnick Daniel P Phillips Sarah Priest JoeM. Quick Daniel J Ryan Jr. Bonnie J Sehenuk Philip Tondra Mary Jo Cooper Williams Unda Oressoud Willson Cia s of1978 Humberto Barreto Tami Beller Barreto Andrea S Deeb Frank S Dopp Eileen M c Mahon Engel Valerie K. Ethridge Karen I I. Flax Candice L. Flores Charlene Lenger Carol A. Mahler Sharon R. Matola James J McDonald, Jr. Richard E. Newman-W e Lisa A Norris Luther A. Peacock Kent Simendinger Robin Maddox Tondra Jonathon B Turner Annette Vollmer West Class of 1979 Meliss a Cahill deFiebre Laura L George Christ o pher J LoFrisco James Olivier Juan J Quintana William C. Schulz III John M Vande Walle Eric B Walzer Andrew A. Workman Class of 1980 Marcella A. Kolmeier David E. Mitchell William D Niemand Paul W. Pare Eric L. Reinholtz Lori A Shoemaker Matthew I. Wahl Class of 1981 Jason Cote Flora M. Gagliostro Barbara A. Junge Sean A. Uncoln David T Mullins Colene L West Class of 1982 Carrie Kastner Hamby Crist A. Sperling Class of 1983 Robert E. Qayton Elisabeth A. Emmanuel Benjamin J. Ford Judith A. Newton Susan J Sapoznikoff Philippe P Seminet Anhthu N Tu Douglas L Tucker Class of 1984 Gregory G. Hall Herman L Kopecek Patriea Vaughn-Brown Class of 1986 Laurie Cameron Deborah F. Arnar Page9


Page 10 1988 Graduates* The alumni association gained 85 new members on May 20 when New College's 1988 graduates received their diplomas. By way of introduction here' s news of what some of them did before leaving New College and where they are headed Traci Ardren '84 will be a graduate stu dent in anthropology at Yale. Professors there were impressed by her study of the role of women in Oassic Mayan society. Traci con cluded the leadership role played by women in the time period from 600 to 1000 A.D. was more significant than previously assumed. She says the Mayan society is fascinating and just as complex as feudal European society. Ken Baker '84 will enter medical school at University of Miami this fall Sarah Blanchard '83 is working in Sarasota County's planning department. Craig Bolin '83 will be a student at University of F1orida this fall. Bill Brown '85 will be a research assistant and graduate student in economics at Univer sity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He says he'd like to hear from other NC people living in the area or passing through. Michael Brustad '83 has become a campus director for the F1orida Public Interest Research Group in Gainesville. Laurie Cameron '8S will be a student at Stetson University College of Law. Sharon Cload '84 will be a graduate stu dent in chemistry at Yale. Walter Duque de Estrada '84 has been accepted to the medical school at Univer sity of Chicago Sandra Englert '84 went to New York to launch her career as a fashion photographer. Laura Ericson '8S is entering the Peace Corps and will probably be working in com munity agriculture extension in a Latin American country. Galt '85 is executive vice presi dent of P. Wallenberg Development Co. on Longboat Key Julie Green '84 is interning now at Univer sity of Miami's Center on Adult Development and Aging where New College graduate Meredith Miller '70 is associate director of program development. Julie will be a graduate student in clinical psychology at USF in the faU. Mary Higby '85 was the only under graduate speaker at last year's American Society of Zoologists when she presented the results of her senior thesis research on be havioral differences of isolated fish from those raised in groups. After studying the pup fish, a variety of common striped minnow, Mary con cluded the grouped fiSh were much more ag gressive than the solitary fish. This behavior is the opposite of birds and rats in the same cir cumstances. Mary, who plans a career in phar-Nimbus, Summer 1988 macology is conti nuing her re search this year in a search among other things for an ex planation of the results of her thesis research. Allen Hopper '84 is going to law school at University of California Davis. Melanie Hubbard '84 is in New York, looking for work. Donald Kendzior '84 spent two years drawing up plans for a climate simulating theme park for his senior thesis Visitors to his Emerald Kingdom would be able to swim with dol phins, trek a c ross the desert and hike snowcapped cliffs in the same day Don is now looking for a company with the vision the $5 billion and the liability in surance needed to make his dream a reality William Kerr '84 is at University of California Davis, studying economics with a Regents Graduate Intern Fellowship and Distinguished Scholar Award. Andres Kim '84 received a departmental fellowship in chemistry at Princeton Amy Kimball '82 is using her artistic gifts and scientific skills in environmental work for a Sarasota economic planning firm Leslie Ann Miller '83 is teaching English at Ebwali Secondary School in Kenya. Patty Murer '84 is serving as mate this summer on the sloop Oearwater, the Hudson River environmental education boat. During her tenure at New College she crewed and studied on the schooner Westward out of Woods Hole, Mass., as a Sea Semester stu dent. Patty's senior thesis dealt with wetlands restoration and involved research on Longboat Key. Nguyen Tuan Anh '85 will take up mathematics research and a teaching appointment at California Institute of Technology this fall. Hannah Onstad '84 landed her job on the staff of West Coast Woman in Sarasota when she heard the publisher talking about his new venture and introduced herself David Russell '84 will be a teaching as sistant and graduate student at University of F1orida. Benny Shum '85 will be a psychology doc toral student specializing in psychoneuroim munology at University of Miami this fall. Last summer, Benny lived in the ward with a group of elderly patients at the F1orida Mental Health Institute while researching his senior *Alums are now identified by entering year, not graduation year.


Nimbus, Summer 1988 Page 11 1988 Graduates (cent' d) thesis on the impact of social isolation and loneliness on the immune system Rebecca Shepherdson '84 plans to enter graduate school at University of South Maine this fall. Richard Smith '84 will be entering graduate school at Univers i ty of Miami in the fall Wh i le at NC, Richard, with the help of visiting faculty member Robert Drake, developed his own technique to synthesize various materials that act as super conductors. "Nowhere else, he says "could I do this kind of research as an un dergraduate. Beverly Stanton '84 is working for American Airlines. Eric Strickland '85 participated in research funded by the March of Dimes at University of Florida s Whitney Laboratory in St. Augustine for his senior thesis He conducted experiments on chicken embryos, whose eyes are similar to human eyes in a search for causes of or ways to prevent congenital defects and diseases of the eye Eric plans to get a medical degree in reconstructive surgery and a Ph.D. in biology so he can both treat patients whose facial bones have not developed properly and conduct research on why such problems occur. Brian Sullivan '84 received a fellow ship to study anthropology at University of Kentucky. Mary Higby and Benny Shum both studied the effects of isolation. Mary worked with fish; Benny worked with elderly mental patients. Photo used cowtesy Sarasota Herald Tribune. Abbi Taylor '84 will enter law school at Mercer University. David Thornton '85 will be a graduate student in psychology at Wesleyan University this fall Eric Strickland researched eye defects and diseases John Wong '85 plans to pursue his study of biochemistry at Rice University John worked with researcher Jean Douthwright Fasse who spent a sabbatical leave from Rochester Institute of Technology at New Col lege He studied the DNA of several strains of bacteria Class Notes-Eighties* Andrea Colender '81 has graduated from University of Maryland School of Law She is engaged to Tom Welsh, whom she met i n Sarasota and is planning a September wed ding Terri Drake '82 received her M .PA. from the Writers Workshop at the Univ of Iowa. She has moved to Santa Cruz, Calif., to pursue life Terri also passed on word of the recent promotion of Joe Orzehoski '83 to systems manager at Santa Cruz Operations, a progressive computer company. Bob Freedman '83 received his masters in public administration from Queen's Univer sity i n Kingston, Canada and will begin law school there in the fall. Linda Lacewell '80 is an associate attor ney with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & F1om in Manhattan, in the litigation depart ment. In March 1989, she will begin a clerkship for a federal trial judge in the Southern District of F1orida in Miami Amy Smoker '84 and Randall Lanier '82 were married June 1 2 in North Carolina They live in San Antonio Texas where Randall i s in graduate school. Joe Murphy '81 will begin a master's program in public affairs/international rela tions at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton in the fall. Donald Sanderson '81 has moved to Troy NY He says he's continuing what be started at NC, in short, learning. Specifically he's working on his Ph .D in computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute We had a Jetter from the parents of Jonathan Vladi-Siava Schwartz '82 saying be's a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines and relaying his request for picture post cards from the U S Apparently the people he works with in Kadapdapan on the is land of Bohol particularly enjoy seeing them His address is: c/o Peace Corps 2139 Fidel A Reyes St., Malate Manila PHIUPPINES. Carla Schroer '81 is working in applica tion support for Telecorp, an artificial intel ligence company in Mountain View, Calif. Alums are now identified by entering year, not graduation year.


Page 12 Nimbus, Summer 1988 Admissions Staff Says: Thank You, Alum Volunteers Many thanks to those of you who responded to the Admissions ni across the country who conducted admission interviews, attended col lege fairs, visited high schools, had admit parties, distributed New Col lege literature, telephoned prospecOffice's calls for assistance this year. We were able to accomplish far more than ever before with the use of alum-James Ackerman PollyAdema Kathy Alexander Abby Allgood Misemer Dan Aronoff Janet Athanasas Aphrodite Ban tis Esther Barazzone Maey Beth King Melissa Birch Hank Blumenthal Jeanne Bojarski Daniel Bosch Janet Bowman Candy Boyd Paul Bunge Marian Bussey Peter Bynum Dick Canary Beth Carney Freddie Oary FayOayton Rob Oayton Jayne Cobb Kevin Coffey Janet Cohen Miller William Conerly Thomas Corwin Mike Curry Susan Dauer Chris DeBodisco Andrea Deeb Melissa DeFiebre DaveDisend Meredith Miller Disnd Teri Donaldson Terri Drake Bill Dudley David Edrich Lis Emmanuel Kathleen Emdl Emily Feigenson Jean Feingold Flo Gaglioslio J. Gilliam Johnston Robert Glazier Nancy Haber Debra Hachen Teresa Hagan Steve Hall Gregory Hall Robert Hans Claudia Harsh Bill Herman Patty Hoban Carol Hoshall Jennifer Hurst Kroner Elaine Hyder Lynann Kashner Carol Kearney Sharon Landesman Mike Lasche Jay Lentini Judy Lentini Larry Lewack Sean Lincolin Whitney Laughlin Christopher Lo Frisco Jan Luytjes Jim McDonald Mary McElhinny Thomas McGuigan Todd McMormicl Joe Miller David Mitchell Patrick Moscatello John Mueller Ellen Muratori Patricia Ogilvie Margaret Okere David Parsons Heney Patterson Nancy Phillips Robert Phillips Virginia Phillips Jimmy Pritchard Susan Pugh Kathleen Dively Raskin tive students, and hosted Rab Thornton and Ed Custard overnight. We'd like to express our thanks by formally recognizing you here: Michelle Rehwinkel Eric Reinholtz Andy Roman Bill Rosenberg Ron Rostow Charity Rowland Scott Sachnoff Carla Sarett Felice Schulaner Beth Schwartz Lori Shoemaker Stan Skubic David Smolin Robert Stillman Johan Suyderhood William Swanson Lewis Taub Kristin Taylor Phillip Tondra Robin Tondra Madeline Typadis Tab Uno Patricia Vaughn-Brown Julie Viens Elizabeth Watson Janet Weisenford Annette West Bill Westwood MaeWu If you've helped us with admissions activities this year and your name has been omitted, please accept our apologies for the oversight. Please give us a call or return the What's Gnu? form to the Admissions Office. Dozier-Henry is New Director of Student Affairs The vision of Dr. Oar{ Dozier Henry, new director of student affairs for USF Sarasota Campus/New Col lege, is to make New College a great place to live as well as work by en couraging community building and a network of student affairs services. She will be assisted by Mark Johnson, recently appointed New College Coor dinator. Dr. Henry received her B.A. and M.A. from City College of New York, by Monica Gaughan specializing in Adult and Community Education. She was awarded her Ed.D. from the University of Mas sachusetts, concentrating in instruc tional leadership and multi-cultural education. Her doctoral dissertation, The Politics of Knowledge, examined the impact of western education on African people, both on the continent and in the diaspora. Dr. Henry has worked in residential life and student affairs at Hampshire College, in an interdisciplinary program at U. Mass. and as a therapist. Most recently, she was In terim Principal at Booker Middle School and a teacher of Spanish. Monica Gaughan is a student at New College and a residence assistant for B-donn.


Nimbus, Summer 1988 Page 13 Class Notes -Sixties* Bruce Allen '66 and his wife, FJlen, have just celebrated the fust birthday or their daughter, Abigail Frances, and the 225th birthday of their house. Bruce says his daughter's first year has been absolutely wondrous and that she's defmitely NC class of 2009 material. Edna Walker Paulson '65, class agent for the 88 Reunion, passed on information about a couple of 65 classmates: David Allen '65 is a human relations consultant to businesses. Jet Lowe '65 photographs his toric structures for the ar chives of the Department of Interior. His work has been displayed recently at the Baltimore Museum ofln dustry Laboratories Corp. in Berkeley, Calif. Her 14year-old son, Damian, delighted many who came to the reunion this year with his collec tion of sketches of them. Rick Kuecks '67 called recently to give us his new address in Guelth, Ontario. He's spent two years in Africa and is now living in Canada and taking care of his 18-month-old twin boys Jack Leggett '67 is the associate area clinical director for American Biodyne, Inc., in Phoenix. Edna Walker Paulson '65 is librarian for the American Petroleum Institute in Washington, DC and an active member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Hyattsville, Maryland. Laurie Paulson '65 is director of com munications for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America in Washington, DC. He is also on the board of directors of Help by Phone, Ud. a food and shelter program in Prince Georges County, Maryland, and a junior warden of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Hyattsville. Ken PetJers '66 has been awarded a General Electric doctoral fellowship to work on his Ph.D. in management information sys tems at Purdue University. One of his classmates this past year in his master's program at Purdue has been James Belanger '82. Ken has four children, the oldest of whom will be ready for college when Ken graduates. He says it's been a hell of a lot of fun to be back in school and there's only one thing wrong with Purdue no sailboats! Irving Benoist Bloss '65, in Sarasota for the 88 Reunion, gave us the follow ing: r have a private prac tice in clinical psychology with my office at home and an eclectic orientation. My husband, Charlie, and 1 are raising two young people with minds of their own (often exhausting!)--Jenny (11) and Gray (9) We are active in antiwar activities (especially Charlie) and in a family spiritual develop ment group. In our 'spare' time we attend the sym phony and run the kids around town to their myriad activities. We are happy and busy!" Classmates from the sixties at the '88 reunion picnic are, clockwise, from upper left, Rick Stauffer, Jane Stauffer, Irving Benoist Bloss, Charlie Bloss, Sharon Landesman, Vicki Pearthree Raeburn, Charles Raeburn and Edna Paulson. Luke Salisbury '66 lives in Chelsea, Mass., with his wife, Barbara, who is budget director of Mas sachesetts, and his two year old son, Ace. Luke's book, Baseball Catechism: The Search For An Ultimate American Question, will be published by Times Books in February, 1989. Luke Claudia Blair '66 has moved to Bethesda, Md. and is a grants associate at National Institutes of Health. Kathleen Dively Raskin '64 has moved to Boca Raton, Fla., where she's build ing a house, starting her business over and reshaping her body. She says she's in transi tion, but enjoying most of it. George Finkle '66 practices law at Burns, Schneiderman & Fmkle in Seattle. After six and a half years as a criminal defense lawyer and deputy director with the 50-lawyer Seattle Public Defender, he now emphasizes the representation of workers and consumers who have been injured by dangerous products and chemicals. George and his wife, Eileen Farley, (also a lawyer) are adopting a Korean child this summer. Cheryl Hess '65 is a C.P A and vice president of finance for Thoratee Richard Ogburn '65 visited Sarasota in early May and gave us the following update: "I'm married to a Brazilian woman and have two children, Guma (10) and Ita mar (5). I work for a state government agency, the Rural Development and Action Co., in Bahia, Brazil, where I coordinate the data-processing division of the entity responsible for im plementing rural development projects in a state the size of France. I am now interested in living in the U.S. for a few years, so that my wife and children can be exposed to both the language and culture of my native country, especia .Uy since my children will have a citizenship choice to make in the future. I hope to find work in Washingtin, DC, Florida or California some time before the end of 1988. teaches English at Bunker Hill Community College, and is vice president of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research, a 6500 member organization of baseball re searchers and fans. Paul Adomites '66 is SABR's Director of Publications and editor of The SABR Review of Books. Luke urges anyone interested seriously in baseball to join the organization. For information write SABR, P.O. Box 10033, Kansas City, MO 64111. Thomas M. White '67, a partner with the Chicago firm of Rudnick & Wolfe, bas recently authored the "Termination of Employment and Employee Benefits chapter for the 1988 edition of Employment Tennina tion, published by Illinois Institute for Con tinuing Legal Education. Alums are now identified by entering year, not graduation year.


Page 14 Nimbus, Summer 1988 Class Notes -Seventies* Ross (Ackerman) Vachon '72 has moved from film writer to ftlm actor in the realpolitik movie Nighl Life which will make its debut late this year He was introduced to the director who cast him in Night Life by producer David Breecker '70. Congratulations to Lynne Berggren '75 and Marc E. Silverman '70 who were married in June at New College in College Ha11. Beth Brown '72 has just completed her medical resi dency and is moving to San Fran cisco where she'll be providing primacy health care as a family practicioner. Clancy Cavnar '78 sent us an invitation to a showing of her work, Southern Exposure, which will go through Aug. 14 at 401 Alabama St. San Francisco In late July Dan Chambliss's '71 book, Champions was published by Wm. Morrow and Company Dan will make a national publicity tour (at one point hitting seven cities in seven days), complete with radio and 1V talk shows, etc. The book tells the stocy of four American swimmers who won gold medals at the Los Angeles Olympic Games and follows them up to the present, showing what makes them the best in the world. Dan says, "It doesn' t cost much, and has a lot of nice pictures inside Gabrielle Church '79 became Gabrielle Russell on May 28 She has an MBA and works in management for the Federal Reserve Bank in Jacksonville, Fla Congratulations to Emmanuel Chin wuba '73 who was married to Ebelechukwu Abafor, a pediatrician, on April 30th The wedding was i n Sarasota and, so we've been told by several guests, was a wonderful event. The best man was Bob Drabik, former direc tor of development for New College. Profes sors Peggy Bates, Bob Knox and Bob Benedet ti were guests, as were novocollegians Dave Smolker '71, Lori Hoffman Smolker '74, Claire Batutis Carraway '73, Frazier Carraway '72, Bob Mac Donald '73, and Sam Patterson '74. David Disend '72 has moved to Coral Gables, Fla., where he is director of major gifts for the Development Office of Univer sity of Miami. Rick Doblin '71 has been accepted into a two-year master's program in public policy specializing in drug problems at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Adam Front '77 is working toward a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Pacific Graduate School of Psychoi<>&Y, a free-stand ing professional school in Menlo Park, Calif. Bruce Glassford '76 visited on campus in April. He lives in Orlando, Fla. and is a consultant, working with publically owned en tities. Congratulations to Elise Gunst '74 on the birth of her daughter, Katherine Alex Sil verman, on Januacy 13, 1988. Stanley Herwitz '74, assistant professor of biogeography at Oark University in Wor cester, Mass., spent a sabbatical leave at the Ecosystem Science Branch of the NASA Ames Research Center in Calif. He and his wife, Hanh Nguyen Herwitz '74,tive in Shrewsbury Mass Carol Hoshall '77 just finished her clerkship with the U.S. Banruptcy Court and is now an associate attorney in the bakruptcy section of Lerch, Early Roseman & Frankel in Bethesda, Md. She spent July travelling two weeks in Ireland and two in Florida Carol recently got together with four other Washington-area alums Sparky Watts '73, who's at the State Dept., Glen Haake '77, an attorney, Sandra Williamson '77, a law student at George Mason Univ who works for a firm in Old Town Alexandria, and Chris Rovero '7 5, who works for an as sociation of colleges and universities that coor d inates energy research. Andy Howard '75 teaches sociology at Western Oregon State College in Monmouth, Oregon. Steve Kaplan '71 is a partner in the Washington, DC, law firm Arnold & Porter. Larry Lewack '76 is development director for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in Burlington Vermont, and remains politically act i ve with the Rainbow Coalition and other "left" formations. Ginger Lyon '70 is working on the multi ple personality disorder unit at an Atlanta psychiatric hospital. She' s also editor of the Diamond Oub newsletter (Braves fan club for women), has had an article on giving chemotherapy accepted by R N Magazine and had a series of first person humor/ commental)' columns published in the now defunct Southline, an Atlanta alternative paper. Sharon Matola '78, director of the Bel ize Zoo, has written her first book, a children's book about wildlife conservation which will be published by MacMi llan Press, Ltd. later this year. The zoo she founded in 1983 was featured recently in the National Geographic documentary about conservation efforts in Belize, "A Turning Point, and in a half hour Philadelphia televis ion program, "Prime Time". Rebecca McCombs Robinson '72 writes that she has recently remarried and set tled in Cheltenham, England. Professor Mac Miller passed on word that Sherri Mcindoe Condon '71 and her husband, Chris Condon have moved to Lafayette La., where Sherri has accepted a tenure track post in the English department of Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana. Their three year-old daughter, Nicole, was born while they lived in Morocco. Meridith MiJier '70 is the new associate director for program development at the Center on Adult Development and Aging at the University of Miami. Sam Patterson '74 is the engineer for a new bicycle shift system being produced by Scram Coxp in Chicago. Stephen Petrica '73 practices psychotherapy in New Haven and has been ap pointed to a research fellowship in religion and psychiatry at Yale University Mitch Roper '78 is a paramedic saving lives in Gadsden County, Fla. His wife, Maura Ghizzonl '80 is an ICEA Alums are now identified by entering year, not graduation year.


Nimbus, Summer 1988 Page 15 Class Notes -Seventies* (cont'd) childbirth educator working with pregnant teens They have two sons Noah (5) and Jonah (1). Bill Rosenberg '73 was here for the reunion and passed on the following news : Bob MacDonald '73 lives in Boston and works for Fidelity Corp. Darcy Roberts '75 is owner of a high technology recruiting company in orth Hollywood Calif Rick Rever '7 5 and h i s family own a catering busi ness which specializes in providing meals on location for film production companies. Eric Samuels '72 has been performing with the orchestra of St Lukes Radio City Music Hall orchestra and Heritage Clamber Players, all in New York City. He's been on the faculty at SUNY, Albany and Waterloo Music festival in Princeton Best of all, accord ing to Eric, he was accepted recently to the Doctor of Musical Arts program at Rutgers University where he'll continue to study cello with Bernard Greenhouse, cellist emeritus of the Beaux Arts trio Congratulations to David Smolin '76 and Desiree Howell Smolin '78 on the birth of their second son Benjamin Daniel on June 18 Nathan Schwartz '70 and his wife, Wendy Pfeffer have moved to West Germany, where Nat will be conducting research on a grant at Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg. Congratulations to Dorothy Srygley Wells '79 on the birth of her daughter, Hannah Jean, on New Year's Eve. Dorothy says Hannah and her three-year-old brother keep her busy Doug Stinson '71 perfonns R & D on op tical data storage at Kodak in Rochester, NY He heads a group working on erasable optical data storage He is also a member of the Perinton (NY) Conservation Board and the Jay White gave a poetry reading during a visit to New College Perinton Master Plan Update Comm i ttee. These activities are an outgrowth of his work with the Crescent Trail Association a group preserving and providing public access to open space, for whom he is currently newsletter editor. Debbie Hachen '71 sent news of two New College friends: Lynne Tarakan '71 was married on June 11 to Ken Davis. They'll be Jiving in Silver Spring, Maryland Vogel '73 is still in Sweden finishing her dissertation, which got slowed down while she wrote grant proposals and co-edited a book Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine. Vogel also wrote the foreward and two chapters. Congratulations to Justin West '72 who married Copper Giloth a computer graphics artist and professor in the art department at U niv of Mass., Amherst. The wedding was in Nov. 1987 on Ossabaw Island Georgia. Jay P. White '70 was in Sarasota in April and gave a poetry reading on campus H i s first book of poetry In Pursuit of Wrngs, was publ i shed in 1978 by Panache Books His most recent book, The Pomegranate Tree Speaks from the Dictator's Garden, was published by Holy Cow! Press Jay and his wife Betty Bright a calligrapher live in Min neapolis Linda Bressoud Willson '77 has gone into private practice as a therapist at the Woman s Program in Sarasota Through a grant from the Women s Educational Equity Act Program of the U.S Dept. of Education Linda has developed a prototype program to help providers estblish an effective self-help program for separated or divorced women, single mothers and women whose spouses are underemployed The program Discover is published by Education Development Center i n Newton Mass Robert W. Wllson '79 received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Southeastern Col lege of Ostepathic Medicine in June. Mark Wmston '83 visited campus recently He just completed his MBA at Tulane Univer sity and will begin work on a Ph D in finance at NYU i n the fall. Mark says his biggest ad justment after leaving New College was com peting for tetter grades Marie Wolfgang '82 received her M.D from Univers i ty of Miami in June. She has begun a three-year residency in internal medicine at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. Alums are now identified by entering year, not graduation year. New College Alumni Association, 5700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 What's Gnu? Send us your news, comments and address changes. New College Nimbus Published three times per year by New College Alumni Association Editorial Board Carol Ann Wilkinson '64, 6ditor, Robert BentKietti, Ed Custa!d, Chris Eversole, Jim Feeney, Mary Ruiz '73, Rab Thornton Credits: Masthead Design Larry Forgard; Graphic, p. 6-Patricia Romano; Graphic, p 9-Mlcki Roenspiess 79 Special thanks to Micki Roenspiess 79 for her assistance.


Page 16 Nimbus, Summer 1988 Mission Statement (cont'd) founding, New College has aimed to be a national institution, carrying its students to the top rank of intel lectual achievement. The finest teachers should be most en couraged; the most dedicated and the brightest of students must never be held back. III. To these ends, we alumni will or ganize ourselves, visit the campus, engage the issues, speak our minds, and encourage those who want to teach and learn. We will support these principles with our energy, intelligence, finances, and words. We will encourage maximum participation for all alumni, raise money to support projects identified by alumni, support initiatives taken by alumni chapters, and monitor New College Foundation and College activities. While our methods will vary, we will carry out projects both on and off the campus, be a resource in many ways to students and faculty, and maintain our own organization to reach all of these goals. Our activities are guided by the ques tion: Is this consistent with the core principles of New College? IV. We find the idea of New College to be precious, priceless, and rare; and we commit ourselves as alumni to protect ing and promoting it. Mission Statement Ballot D I do approve the Mission Statement of the New College Alumni Association as printed above. r:::J I do not approve the Mission Statement of the New College Alumni Association as printed above. Comments : New College Foundation, Inc new COLLeGe nimBUS N.C.A.A. 5700 N. Tamlami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243 Non Profit Org U S Postage PAID Perm i t No 56 Sarasota FL Address Correction Requested

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