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News Release (November 10, 1966)


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News Release (November 10, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Release: On Receipt, November 10, 1966
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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November 10, 1966


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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


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NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: ON RECEIPT November 10, 1966 Sarasota, Fla. --Investment banker and sportsman Arthur C. Allyn and Hesleyan University President Victor L. Butterfield lvere elected Thursday to the Ne'tv College Board of Trustees. Former Florida Governor LeRoy Collins, 'tvriter and editor Thomas Dreier, Oxford University's Ne\v College Harden (President) Sir Hilliam Hayter Sarah Lawrence College President Esther and Harvard Professor David Riesman all \vere named Honorary Fellotvs of New College at the same meeting. Election of Hr. Allyn and Dr. Butterfield came at the annual November meeting of the Board of Trustees, held on campus Thursday and today. Their election brings to 33 the number of trustees serving with the Board. The trustees at their annual meeting in the spring created the post of Honorary Fellow to bring together outstanding figures in many fields, as an advisory group to the board and to the president of the college. Trustee Chairman Dallas lJ. Dort said that each of those selected as an Honorary Fello'tv would "through his particulc:.r experience and knotvledge as-sist in the long range development, operation, and management of the College." -more-


NEH COLLEGE, Sarasota, Fla. Page 2 Honorary Fellows, like members of the Board of Trustees, will serve three-year terms, The five elected this year are the initial members of a group which may number up to 36. Arthur C. Allyn, an investment banker from Chicago, Ill., partner of Francis r. duPont & Co., president of the Artnell Corp., and serves as president and director of several other corporations and a foundation which bears the Allyn name. He is well known through his offices as president and director of the Chicago Hhite Sox. Mr. Allyn also is a trustee of the National College of Education. Dr. Butterfield, president of University in Connecticut since 1943, recently announced his retirement next June from that position. Graduated from Cornell University and Harvard University, he has twelve honorary degrees from U. S. and Canadian colleges and universities, has been president of the National Council on Religion in Higher Education, and a member of the Ford and Danforth foundations' advisory committees. He has become one of the country's leading spokesmen for the small liberal arts college. LeRoy Collins, of Tampa, Fla., was governor of the State of Florida from 1955-60 and previously served for a number of years as both a State Representative and State Senator. He became president of the National Association of Broadcasters, then Director of Community Relations for the Department of Commerce and later Under-secretary of Commerce. He is now a member of the law firm of Fowler, Hhite, Gillen, Humkey & Trenman of Tampa. -more-


NEH COLLEGE, Sarasota, Fla. Page 3 Thomas Dreier, of St. Petersburg, was a nelvspaperman, t.:rriter, editor of a number of publications and had his own public relations firm. Since his retirement he has maintained a keen interest in libraries, serving as chairman of the Florida State Library Board and as a key figure in the building of the St. Petersburg Library. Sir Hilliam Hayter, of Oxford, England, has been Harden of Nel-t College at Oxford University since 1957. He served for many years with the British Foreign Service in posts in Hestern Europe, China, and T Jashington. In 1949 he was named British }tinister to Paris and in 1953 became British Ambassador to Russia. In 1965 he visited the dew College campus here and was the speaker at the opening convocation of the college. Esther Raushenbush of Bronxville, N.Y., is the president of Sarah Lawrence College and a consultant in development of new and experimental colleges on Long Island and in Connecticut. Mrs. Raushenbush taught at Hel lesley, Barnard, and Columbia before joining the faculty at Sarah Lawrence in 1935. She is a trustee of Marlboro College and the author of a number of books on education. -more-


N E H COLl-EGE, Sarasota, Fla. P age 4 David Riesman of Cambridge, Mass., is a lawyer, educator, and social scientist. Educated at Harvard, he was once law clerk to the late Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, taught at the University of Buffalo, Johns Hopkins and the University of Chicago before becoming professor of social science at Harvard University. Hr. Riesman is the author of a number of books on the social sciences. He visited New College last year as a member of a campus planning conference. -3D-

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