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News Release (March 25, 1964)


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News Release (March 25, 1964)
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Special to the Tampa Tribune, March 25, 2964
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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March 25, 1964


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SPECIAL TO THE TAMP. TRIBUNE }j. l OJ< <"l < I Ct S r ota, Fl --New Coll g ch rt r cl tud nt nro ling in thi n w co due tion 1 coll g of the art and ci nc will find on of the t chall nging faculti v n gathered tog th r for an undergraduate body. Th student body being r cruit d from ev ry corn r of the n tion tch th in ny r pect""'. Thi fact w brought bout on o th pl nned t ps of the coll ge. A key saumption to the formation of th coll ge is that the best education r sult when two first cla mind --that of the teacher nd th tudent--eet in "active confront tion" Provo t nd 0 an of th Coll g Dr. Jolm w. Gu tad, phras it. To k sur th t thi occurs fro th faculty ide, Dean Gustad i building faculty of 14 person plu group of a half doz n tutor to te ch the limit d cl a of fir t y r tudent t ring. First appointment announc d w that of Dr. Arnold J. Toynb e, world1s le ding living hi torian, who will be in r idenc during th first year as Visiting Profe sor of Hi tory. Dr. Toynbee, a gradu t of and later on th faculty t B 1 iol Colleg Oxford has writt n many books, th best known of which is th (more)


pag 2 -F culty nd Sttd nt monumental bfe v volume Study of Hi torx, an x ination of the nd dec y o civilization H will lectur and conduct diacu ion ith tud nt group and with individu 1 tud nt owth om other out tanding figur who will b e ch1.n9 the young peopl Dr. ugl c. rggren, Profes or of Philo op y. ow at Yal Univ r ity, Dr. B rggr gn c 1 ud graduat of C rleton, w nt on to Oxford and ob in a two degr nd then attended Y 1 where h rn d hi doctor t n now i t ching. illmor sanford, De n, Divi ion of social Scienc and Prof or of Psychology. A a teac r, Dr. nfor ha be n as ociat d with such in t1.tuc.ions a Harvard, Tuft ell sley, Hav rford and th Univers:a.ty of Texas. s educat d at the niver ity of Ric no and then id hi gr d t work at Harvard. Dr. Sanford 1. ec tive ecret ry of h ican ycho og cal oci tion. Dr. A ron yv tz, Dean, Division of th atural cienc nd Prof aor of Phy ic Dr. yv z arn d hi doct r in phy ic t the University of Chic go at the age of 22. He stayed on at th University o e ch or ome 20 y ars, w Phi Beta Rappa, wone the Ouantr 11 Prize for Exc llenc in Un gradue.t T ching, a ord oun tion Fellowshill at arvard, a ational Sci nee Foundation Pellow hip at Massachuaett Institute of chnology. Dr. G og curry, Profe sor of History. Bri ish by irth, Dr. Curry tudi do t r t fr t London Univer ity and the Sorbonn but hold hi the Univ ity of icago. H a rv d (more) ven y rs wi h h


page 3 -culty nd Students Briti h Army Int lligenc nd ha University and a Visiting Prof Australia. en Hi tory Lectur r t Ox ord or at th University of Adel ide in To take advantag of these and other faculty not bles, Dean of Admission Robert J. orwin i ling tud nt body of men and women with many proven talent He ref to the tud nts ing drawn together in the first cla as "do r ... i why. "First, thducational progr at Call 9 reward the doer. It rew rds th brilliant doer, and w seek tud ts of outstanding schol rahip. It r rd th imaginativ doer, the on who park idea and add productiv originality to his thinking, and we e k this type of stud nt. It rewards the doer who le d thew y for other who takes command naturally, and w eek th e, too," id Dean orwin He id th t th group of students demonstrating int rest in Hew Coll g w s exc ptionally high in acad ic talent. Nin ty percent of them scored in the highest two levels of the College Entrance Examination Board Scholas ic Aptitude T sta. D an orwine said that he has been a ked, 11Yes, but what kind of human beings ar th y?" He has a r ady answer for this. The first le student selected i pre ident of th National Association of Student Councils and only recently headed a conference of tud nt from the SO states nd numerous for ign countri He l o was selected as one of th outstanding student actors in New England. Mark Whittaker is from Bangor, Maine. (more)


page 4 -Faculty nd St d t 'l'h first young 1 dy to nroll h not only n an A-v r ge ud t durin her h h ut ha erv d on th Governor' Youth vi ory Counc 1 and w s i ten tgov nor o Girl' t t h i i th rLynn r zzone of Port Ch rlott Th otud n s, note n n orwin h v to b aoer good tuaen s. Being r of the fir t cla ,th young t il h o form h tr dition that wil rul countl ss utur. cl se form h organiz io for oth to ma we th ru wh l s ctur of th coll 9 i tht of a wor ing tory of uo nt li

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