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News Release (December 29, 1965)


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News Release (December 29, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
December 29, 1965


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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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One page news release. Includes one page news release distribution sheet.
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NEWS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION RELEASE DATE I tv rn ech (;gk_ STORY SUBJECT MAILING: Dailies -Local State toleeklies Radio -Local Area TV -Local State) Natl.) Magazines Statewide Other v t/ ., Furman C. Arthur. Director Public Relations


AEw COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE Ne>v College today acquired the Ring Plaza Motel on the North Trail and will immediately convert it to office space for faculty and staff. The motel was acquired partially in trade for non-campus college property end will help to solve a pressing space problem for the college. Among the first to move into the new quarters will be members of the natural faculty ''ho thus will be able to vacate a building they have been using in the Uplands development. The motel, with its 14 units plus a combination reception building and apartment, also will house the staff of the college controller's office, the staff of the director of physical plant, and also the New College Bookstore. A total of 1.4 acres of land is included in the new property, which has a of 155 ft. on U.S. 41 and 150 ft. on a future street on the east side. The hlotel adjoins an attractively landscaped piece of property belonging to the stateo'med Ringling Museum at the corner of DeSoto Road. Acquisition of new property ends three separate space squeezes being felt by the college. In addition to the natural sciences faculty space problems, the con-troller's office and the physical plant director's offices have been housed in a h.dlding rented the airport. The bookstore had long since outgrown a small space createJ partially from a garage and a pumphouse storeroom on the campus. The new quarters are expected to be only temporary for the natural sciences faculty, awaiting the time when a new science building is constructed next to the existing building on the \\lest Campus. The net 7 college property was acquired from Robert B. Mann. The entire com-plex is air conditioned and heated. -30-

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