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News Release (January 6, 1966)


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News Release (January 6, 1966)
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New College News Release, Special to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, January 6, 1966
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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January 6, 1966


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NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION SPECIAL TO THE SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE January 6, 1966 New College faculty members this week outlined a third-year program cer-tain to provide a busy final year for all students. The Charter Class of New College, enrolled in September 1964, will enter its third and final year next fall, the first group to study at this level. "This third-year program," said President John Elmendorf, "should offer the student the opportunity, the help of the faculty, of preparing himself to accept career responsibilities, or of making himself ready for graduate or pro-fessional study." He said that the college has moved slowly in delineating the third year so that it may properly be an extension of the first two years for all students. Much of the third year for students be taken up with the faculty call a senior project. Such a project may involve classwork in the student's specialized area of study, laboratory work, a research paper or, more likely, a combination of all of these. A part of the third year also will be spent in a special seminar or dis-cussion group designed to help the student relate himself to major problems and issues which are likely to involve him as an "educated" human being. The "issues" course during the third year will present lectures by visiting campus figures and then will break up into smaller seminar or discussion groups. One of the objectives of the seminars is to have students and faculty from various specialized fields within the college bring to bear their various view-points on larger issues. -more-


-2-The faculty mentioned, as an example, the problem of world population as a topic which involves political, moral, religious, biological, and many other views. Third-yea r students also will spend the year in an effort to unify all of the kno wledge of their three-year experience in preparation for their final comprehensive examinations, which will be both t

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