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News Release (April 5, 1966)


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News Release (April 5, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Release: Immediate, April 6, 1966
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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April 5, 1966


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April S, 1966 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: Immedia t e Dr. George Mayer, professor of history at Nel-t College, flies to India in late April to take part in a U. S. State Department-sponsored short course in American history of Indian professors. He will be among a staff of four who will spend the month of May at the American Institute for Advanced Studies at Osmania University in Hyderabad in Southern India teaching both American History and American literature. Dr. Mayer in 1953-54 held a post as a Fulbright Professor teaching a term each at Osmania, Gauhati, and Punjab He also took part in a Ford Foundation seminar for Indian professors in Bangalore in 1954 and in 1961 was the Smith-Mundt Professor of American history at the University of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur. The New College professor said that during M ay he will be working with 35 or 40 Indian professors who now teach American history and it will be his task to supplement their knowledge of the structure of this particular phase of history with the richness of its meaning. May is the vacation month for Indian professors and many of them use this time to keep abreast of new developments or to do new studies in their par-ticular fields. Dr. Mayer said that the American Institute is a part of a larger pro-gram for the exchange of personnel between the United States and India through the auspices of their respective governments. -30-

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