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News Release (March 31, 1965)


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News Release (March 31, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Release: Wednesday, March 31, 1965; Leading Educator Appointed New College Academic Officer
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New College of Florida
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March 31, 1965


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,_. NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE For Release: Wednesday, March 31, 1965 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION LEADING EDUCATOR APPOINTED NEW COLLEGE ACADEMIC OFFICER Sarasota, Florida--An educator who has presided over, taught at, and worked for colleges today named the new academic officer of New College. Dr. Nell P. Eurich, a lifetime teacher, administrator, and consul-tant on academic affairs as educational coordinator will fulfill the acndemic responsibilities of the office of dean of the college on an interim basis, it was announced by Dr. George F. Baughman, president of New College. Already familiar with New College affairs as a trustee since Novem-ber 1963, and a consultant before that, Dr. Eurich is expected to begin her new duties on campus Thursday, April 1. The new officer is a former acting president of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, was a member. of the faculty of New York University for five years, and served in administrative positions at Barnard Col-lege, Stephens, the State University of New York, and the University of She also was executive director of the White House Conference on (more)


page 2 New College --Dr. Eurich The American Family while a foundation executive. Dr. Baughman said that New College was exceptionally fortunate to have Dr. Eurich accept because of her excellent academic background and her familiarity with the New College program. "Dr. Eurich has full awareness of the academic directions of New College from its found in 3, said President Baughman. ''As we approach the critical point in planning for our second year of classes, our new educational coordinator already has this current knowledge of New College's program together with her own vast educational experience and her wonderful vitality and personal spirit.H President Baughman said that Dr. Eurich's acceptance permitted the college to continue its exhaustive search for a person to fill the academic post on a continuing basis. The office had been vacant since February. He pointed out that Dr. Eurich had taken part in the 1962 conference at New College exploring new educational directions and in early 1963 had been a consultant in the selection process which resulted in the appointment of the New College architect. The new academic officer now lives in Aspen, Colorado. She earned four degrees from Stephens College, Stanford and Columbia Universities. She is the wife of Dr. Alvin C. Eurich, president of the Institute of Humanistic Studies. Her husband was formerly executive director of the (more)


page 3 New College --Dr. Eurich educational division of the Ford Foundation as well as vice president and director of the foundation's The Fund for the Advancement of Education. He was first president of the State University of New York, and executive vice president and later acting president of Stanford University. Dr. Eurich arrives on campus as the college concentrates on recruiting new faculty for the coming academic year, on shaping into final form the curriculum for the second year students, and in reviewing and assessing the work of the first year. # # #

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