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News Release (June 21, 1965)


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News Release (June 21, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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June 21, 1965


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/NEW COLLEGE June 21, 1965 NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FdR IMMEDIATE kELEASE A chemistry professor and a marine biologist from Cali-fornia have been appointed to positions on the New College faculty. Dr. Rodger w. Griffin, Jr., assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley has been named to a similar position here. Thomas s. Hopkins, now doing research with the Scripps In-stitution of Oceanography, will be assistant professor of biology. Dr. Griffin, in addition to teaching at the university of California, has been on the faculty of Harvard University and the University of Rochester. He earned his bachelor's degree from Massachusetts Insti-tute of Technology and his doctorate at the University of Rochester He has written one textbook in the field of organic chemistry and a number of articles in his field. Hopkins, a native of California, taught at the University of Florida several years while obtaining his master's degree. He then returned to the University of California to do research a t Scripps and to complete his work on a doctorate in marine biology at the University of California. -more-


Faculty Appointments Page 2 He began his education after spending eight years with the U. S. Marine Corps, first as a platoon sergeant and then as an aerial navigator. He ob-tained his bachelor's degree from East carolina College. In addition to his work with Scripps he also has done research at the Duke Marine Laboratory and at theUniversity of Georgia Marine Station and has been a marine advisor to a major Southern California power company. -30-

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