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News Release (June 15, 1965)


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News Release (June 15, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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June 15, 1965


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/..5--(,NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An author, teacher, editor, and public administration consultant has been named to the faculty of New College and takes up his new position in September. Dr. Rollin B. Posey, now the editor of the college department of the publishing firm of Harper & Row, has been appointed chairman of the Social Sciences Division and Professor of Political Science. From 1940 to 1962, Dr. Posey was associated Hith Northwestern University as a lecturer and professor of political science, chairman of the Department of Political Science, dean of the University College, as well as director, Civil Affairs Training School. From the time he became a staff member of the Cincinnati Bureau of Govern-ment Research in 1933, not long after receiving his master's degree with honors from Harvard, Dr. Posey has been associated with public administration. He has been Director of Municipal Research of the City of Hartford, Connecticut; executive secretary, Philadelphia Charter Commission; director, Public Service Institute of Pennsylvania; a member of the Loyalty Review Board of the U. S. Civil Service Commission; and a member of the Chicago -more-


Page 2 Posey Commission. His writings back up his long experience in teaching and in uorking directly in the field of public administration. Among his books and articles is a text dealing with American government, another on civics for youngsters, and a special book on the American Constitution. His articles reflect his training in nunicipal government. Many deal with the area of municipal employee relations, union negotiations, others with federal government employee matters. A native of Mankato, Minnesota, Dr. Posey earned his bachelor's degree a t the University of Kansas, master's at Harvard and a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania. After working in the mid-1930's with the cities of Cincinnati and Hartford, he joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania for several years and in 1940 began his long association with Northwestern. Later he became associated the publishing_ firm of Row, Peterson and Co., now Harper & ROl-7. Dr. Posey also has been a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Puerto Rico, and the University of Ha'tTaii. He has been president of the Association of University Evening Colleges, and the national chairman, of Alpha Sigma Lambda, an evening college honor society. Dr. Posey's interest in criminology, attested by long membership on the Chicago Crime Commission, was matched by his service on the board of editors of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. He will be chairman of the Social Siences, l-Thich along with the -more-


Page 3 Posey Humanities and Natural Sciences, are the main divisions of the college. Other subject areas covered in the social sciences, in addition to political science, are history, psychology, sociology, anthropoloby, and economics. If

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