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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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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


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SPECIAL TO TAMPA TRIBUNE Sara ota, Fla.--Th nation's youngest private college of the liberal art and ciences, New Coll g accepts its fir t tudents in the fall. As tho chart r clas nrolls, it fulfills a dream held by a vision ry group more than three ye r go. They aw th n ed for a qu lity, priv te, co-educational colleg of the lib r l rts nd ci nee and they believ d th t the likely place for it loc tion w in th r b tw n thi city nd Bradenton on Florid s Gulf coast. Eighteen men, forming the origin 1 board of tru t s, w e listed in the original charter of the college, dated October 1 1960 Their gathering w s the culmination of a community dream to have full fledg d college and of a desire of the United Church of Christ (then Congr gation 1 Christian to help found coll ge in this century. Th s ighteen--men from 11 walks of lif nd all part o the nation--set the goal of uncompromising excellence which haa eh racterized all of the efforts sine that tim Four ye rs were et for a deliberate movement to accomplish this goal in each phase of the col leg s dev lopment. Th. results will be noted when the charter class enters in the f 11. (more)


pag 2 -Hi tory Already there r number of indic tiona that th long period of planning bas r ault d in r aching of goal c -A to nearby co 115 -acre, wat rfront c niti d directly pus, centr lly locat d in r 1 tion dj c nt to the world f ou Ringling Mu ums. --community upport, id d by th b ginning of n tion 1 giving to the coll g which h th 8 million k. uniqu curriculum, study pl n 1 ading to gr dution in thr y r wth ch lor of rt d gr --F culty of prof or r cruited fr th n tion leading coll g J. Toynb nd univer tie Fir t y r vi iting prof or i out t nding living historia -group of young n nd wo n for th ch rter cl Dr. up of stud nta from chool ll ov r th country, ch 1 ct d a lead r in c d ic work, in ctivitie or in ere tive ability. rnold de --Campu pl n dr :wn by New York archit ct l.M. P i l cted fro a ong nin c ndidat for th work, who in turn had n drawn from the 1 ading archit ctural f4rm in t n tion.

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