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News Release (May 17, 1965)


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News Release (May 17, 1965)
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For Release: Upon Receipt, F.C. Arthur, Dir., Public Relations, May 17, 1965
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New College of Florida
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/ ( NEW cOLLEGE j May 17' 1965 F. C. Arthur, Dir., Public Relations FOR RELEASE: UPON RECEIPT Harvard-educated Dr. Robert H. Knox has been named to the faculty of New College as Professor of American Literature. Now a member of the faculty at Rutgers University, Dr. Knox spent the past year on a Fulbright fellowship, lecturing on American literature at the University of Hong Kong. The new faculty member at t!e\11 College has a special interest in the works of William Faulkner. Faulkner the subject of Dr. Knox's docto-ral thesis and Knox received two research grants for work on him. For two years Knox was a research assistant at 11assachusetts Institute of Technology working with one of the faculty on a critical book of the t!ississippi author. A native of Virginia, Dr. Knox was educated at Philips Exeter A cademy and received his bachelor's and doctor's degrees at Harvard University where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. For three years he was an officer in the U. S. N avy and had duty as a briefing officer in the Korean area. While there he organized, with a fel-low officer, an English language class for a group of Japanese businessmen. more


Knox -2-At Rutg ers, in addition to his regular instruction, Dr. Knox Has coordinator for an American Civilization Program for Foreign Teachers under the sponsorship of the U. S. State Department and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Professor Knox is married and has t\<10 children. His teaching at College \

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