New College of Florida Brilliantly Unique; Uniquely Brilliant

News Release (August 27, 1967)


Material Information

News Release (August 27, 1967)
Alternate Title:
For Release: Sunday, August 27, 1967; Sent to: Bradenton and Sarasota Papers & St. Pete & Tampa; Vol. 1 - No. 1 - 8/27/67
Physical Description:
New College of Florida
New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
August 27, 1967


Subjects / Keywords:
History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
News release
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


General Note:
Three page news release.
Source of Description:
This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida Libraries, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.

Record Information

Source Institution:
New College of Florida
Holding Location:
New College of Florida
Rights Management:
Before photographing or publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the New College Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not New College of Florida.
System ID:

This item is only available as the following downloads:

Full Text


V 0 II Sent to: Bradenton and Sarasota Papers O R ELEA E: Sund y, ugu t 27, 1967 pt ev Colle e in its ourth acad r 4 with th rriv 1 of a n ent rin ic y r on Monday, cl as of firRt year tudents. Co ing to c mpu on that d y will b the 121 ers of the n 1 rg t of the nt ring cl to date. tud nt ill b welc d to ca pus by a c ittee of faculty and uppercl ss stud t who will help to orient the neve ra to the campus and to th c de ic nd ctivity life head of th during the coming ye r. Re ining uppercl s tud nt ill rrive by Thursday, Sept b r 7. Actual cl b gin on onday, Septe her 11. Tot 1 enroll nt for the coll g is xp ct d to pproach 270 atud nts thia y ar, the capacity for the pres nt r idenc halla. New studenta, the Claa of 1970, r present 39 states, including H wait, nd on stud nt from Mexico. In the n el will b 67 bo and 54 girls, conaistent with the r tio of previous cl ses. Ori nt tdon for the n w student ba been tnt naifi d ag in this year in continui B att pt by th college to better prepare for their coll g car r. -ore


NEW COLLECE Page 2 During their first three days on campus, bera of the Claaa of 1970 will hear explanations of the acade ic progr froa divisional chairm a1 et with their faculty advisors. be extensively tested by the Coll ge Ex iner1 and hear detail d d scriptions ot student lif and the rules and regulations that govern the entire stud nt body. In dd1t1on to the increased role of the f culty advisors in the orientation a da7 and one-half will b devot d to a eampu -wide conferene on educational innovationa and educational philosophies. Natural Sciences Division Chairman Dr. Peter P. Buri beads the eommitt e for Orient tion Week and be will have working with htm many of the faculty and about 50 upperclaas students. New students will be th first to begin th ir studies under the new coll ge calendar which shortens the college year and give tudenta th option of e pl tin their degree requir ents in either three or four y ar Playing a large part in tb Orf.entation Week will be new Dean of Students G orge w. Petrie III. He and i office will work closely witb the Orientation C itt e during the firat week. Returning atudenta will find some physical c anges in the campu. Over the summer, the library haslexpAnd d to cover Almost the entire second floor of Colle e R 11 and much of the first floor, giving it apace to helve many ore of the books in the r pidly colle collection.


" COLLEG P 3. Th langu e laboratory baa been aoved into its nav quarters in Hamilton Center and the workmen are rapidly turning the former S nford bOtne on the ral er Ca pua into new p ce for claearooma and dministr ti nd f culty offic C tle ion is schedul d for later in th f 11. N w to o t stud nts this y ar will be nine faculty. Dr. Willia H. ilton is Prof sor of Religion; E rl A. Helgeaon Jr aasistant to the pr sident, this y r al o t kes on added duties aa a te clain con ult nt in law; Dr. Willard c. Humphrey Jr. is associate prof aor of philosophy; John D. acBeth is a tutor in French; William gars is assistant professor of usic and a ber of the new mu teal roup in r sidence, the New College Quart t; Dr. John B. Morrill is a ociat professor of biology; Dr. D. Rains is the new chai an of the Division of Social Scienc 8 nd profes or of p ychology; Dr. Willi K. S ith, who w profes or of ath sties during the first two aead ic y re1 r turn to the sa e position after year t Hob rt and Willi S ith Colleges; Don ld B. v n F4an is assistant professor of Ru ian. 30-

Facebook Twitter YouTube Regulations - Careers - Contact UsA-Z Index - Google+

New College of Florida  •  5800 Bay Shore Road  •  Sarasota, FL 34243  •  (941) 487-5000