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News Release (August 1964)


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News Release (August 1964)
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New College News Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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August 1964


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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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News release
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I NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION SARASOTA, FLA.--Among th 100 stud nts enrolled in the Charter Clas of New College here ar a brother and sister, Elizabeth and William Caldw 11. '1'h y are the son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. s. s. Caldwell of aples, Fla., who formerly lived in Hudson, Ohio, where both young ters att nded high chool. og th r with the oth r memh r of the carefully selected Chart r Cla s, th y registered t ew Colleg on its opening d y S pt. 14 and, after a w ek of ori ntation and tests, begin their cl se Monday, Sept. 21. Th Ch rt r Cla s was chosen from ore than 3,500 high school s niora who, ttract d by New Colleges m basis on small classes, se inar work nd individual study, inquired about enrollment. It includes 20 tudent w o wer v 1 dictori ns of their graduating class s and m ny who were outstanding in high school academic and extra-curricular activities. Mor th n 70 per c nt w re in the top t nth of their gr du ting classes. (more)


Page 2 Cal rell The cla s will study under a stimulating faculty with world-renowned British historian Dr. Arthur J. Toynbe as visiting professor of history. Colleg i a priv tely supported, non-ectari n co-educational colleg of the li .ral arts and sciences. It will offer a challenging new kind of academic program, based on the tutorial sy tem by OXford Univet ity, nd dispenaing with grades and cr.dits. It will also offer it student the opportunity to study 12 months of the year and to compl te th ir work for their bachelors d gr es in three years. The faculty for the first year will include ll full professors, tro assistant profes or thre visiting prof sora, one djunct professor and five tutor The ratio of faculty members to stud nts i five to one, remarkably low even among the countrys greatest in titution Each faculty member will work clos ly with individual tudenta and each stu

age 3 Caldw 11 tudy. This will be determined by the College aminer through test nd other methods. New Coll ge President Dr. G orge Baughman said, our students have been s leoted for their potential leadership and unusual promi e. We feel they have the motivation to be challenged by our high standards, faculty and tutorial system. "Student will be ncourag d to search out fundamental truths of civilization to equip themselves for leadership in tomorrow's world." During the first three months of their New college careers, students will live at The Landmark, a resort on the Gulf of Mexico. In January, new resid nee h lls de ign d by internationally famous architect I.M. P i will be completed and the tudents will move into them. Next ye r the coll ge plans to enroll n additional 100 student The aim is n eventual maximum enrollment of no ore than 1,200 tud.ents. \

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