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News Release (December 1967)


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News Release (December 1967)
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Special to Florida, Att: Mr. Karl Wickstrom; 1 - 75 - December, 1967
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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December 1967


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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


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1 75 December, 1967 Ref.: Fu n c. Atthur SPECIAL TO FLORIDA Attl Mr. Karl Wickstro ew open d in 1964 as a private, co-educational college of the liberal arts and sciences. Fr n 1 innovativ in it ppron h o hiph r education, e Coll adopted n numb r of uid lin for its rop,r m, including these: ** A iRhly sel ctive admissions pol cy h t ek out motivated, briPht students fro all over the nation. ** A flexible cnlend r e ph sizin and pcrmittin P.raduation in thr e or four years. nd pendent Rtudy ** of cons d r le r on ibility on the student for his own educational and ocia life. Students onl pass or fail, are not required to ttend cla s, f cc onlv th e in thre. year jor examin tiona ** aintenancc of a low student-faculty ratio for close relationship. Purchase of the major portion of the former Charles E. Ringlin estate in Sarasota ave the colleP,e an ide 1 campus site, located on the shores of Sarasota Bay, next to the state-owned Rinv,ling Museums and also quite close to the Sar seta-Bradenton Airport, iaportant to higher education in this jet-travel age. more


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