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News Release (May 18, 1967)


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News Release (May 18, 1967)
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New College News Release, Special to the Herald-Tribune, For: Thursday, May 18, 1967
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----NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION SPECIAL TO THE HERALD-TRIBUNE FORa TilURSDAY, MAY 18, 1967 SCHOLAR VISITS, SPEAKS Dr. William Arrowsmith, a leading classical scholar and writer on higher education, visits the New College campus this week and will speak at the Friday Night Forum. Now with the Institute for Advanced Studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Dr. Arrowsmith is a former Rhodes Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, winner of the Prix de Rome, and widely known for his translations of Euripedes plays. He has taught at the University of University of Texas, Princeton (where he earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.), and at Wesleyan. In recent years, Dr. Arrowsmith has advocated a greater emphasis on undergraduate teaching in contrast to prepping students for graduate schools. He will speak to the students on this subject '' Friday on the informal program that follows dinner. more


Page 2 NIDv COLLEGE STUDENTS VISIT EVERGLADES Seven New College students combined a camping experience with a look at the drought conditions in the Everglades National Park. The seven--Stuart Klugman of St. Louis Park, Minn., David Kolar of LaPorte, Ind., Ilkka Laukkonen of Finland, Donald McDonald, Bloomington, Minn., Steve Nohlgren, Coral Gables, Fla., Edwin Schuck of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., and Charles Veckert, St. Clair Shores, Mich.--borrowed and rented camping equipment and spent the weekend in the South Florida park. Despite the severe drought conditions, they reported that the camping facilities were excellent. CLASSICIST JOINS FACULTY w. Lynndon Clough, who some months ago visited the New College campus to lecture about Nepal, now has returned as professor of classics. Clough won a scholarship;to Queens' College at Cambridge where he studied classics, later taught in two of the most famous of Britain's "public" schools, and then went to India to teach in what later became the most well-known school in Asia. During World War II, Clough joined the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and became director of the Publications department. With the cessation of hostilities, he joined the British Council and has represented the council in Bulgaria, Mexico, West Indies and Nepal for more than 18 years. The council performs services roughly equivalent to that by American cultural attaches and information officers. more -


NEW COLLEGE Page 3. Clough is married to an American citizen, in fact a grand-niece of William Cody, the great Buffalo Bill. His three children all have been educated in Florida. Teaching of Latin and Greek will come easily to Clough who says he has been able, at one time or another, to use as many as 13 languages. SOLOMON HONORED Syd Solomon, professor of art at New College, has been asked by the senior senator from Pennsylvania, Joseph Clark, to help set up a changing art gallery in the senator's offices in Washington. A former Pennsylvanian himself, Solomon will visit Washin&ton and help establish the gallery and also assist in selecting those Pennsylvania artists whose works will be represented. Professor Solomon said that he hoped that this same idea would be expanded to the offices of senators in Washington. more I


NEW COLLEGE Page 4, UNION PRESIDENT HERE Dr, Samuel Baskin, president of the Union for Research and Experimentation in Higher Education, visited the campus recently to discuss the college's program, Dr, Baskin represents Antioch College on the Union, Other institutions in the 10-member group are Bard, Goddard1 Illinois Teachers College-North, Monteith, Nasson1 Hofstra, Sarah Lawrence, Shimer and Stephens. Although in Sarasota to address a group of educators in the junior college field, Dr. Baskin spent some. time on the New College campus talking with President Elmendorf about research in educational innovation. 30 I:

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