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News Release (November 5, 1967)


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News Release (November 5, 1967)
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News Release New College, For Use: Sunday, Nov. 5, 1967; 1 - 39 - 10/31/67
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RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 39 -10/31/67 813 / 355-7131 Ref: Furman C. Arthur FOR USE: SUNDAY, NOV. 5, 1967 SARASOTA--A conference of volunteers from nine southern states representing The Experiment in International Living, the nation's oldest and largest international educational exchange organization, opens Friday night at Ne,., College. Coming here to speak on the Experiment programs will be several representatives of the organization's Putney, Vt. headquarters and one from its southern office in Chattanooga, Tenn. Some 150 participants are expected. Scheduled for the luncheon which will highlight the full day of activities on Saturday will be a talk on "The Private Organization in International Education" by Dr. John Elmendorf, president of New College. Coming to the campus for the conference will be Experiment alumni, hosts, parents, volunteer representatives, school and college faculty members and community leaders, all interested in the expanding field of international educational exchange. more


NEH COLLEGE Page 2 Sarasota Experiment chairman, Mrs. Bradford D. Ansley said that a reception Friday night at the college's Hamilton Center would provide a social setting for the conference participants to meet. On Saturday, in addition to the luncheon at l-Thich Dr. Elmendorf will speak, there will be a welcome and introduction of The Experiment program for the conference participants. These uill be follm-1ed by workshops on the various types of programs offered by The Experiment, and discussion groups. Coming here to provide professional assistance in the program will be three members of the Experiment staff. Mrs. Jay Solomon, Director of the Southern Office, has been actively involved, on a volunteer basis, with the organization since she took part on a visit to Belgium in 1951. She founded the Experiment's Chattanooga Council and has coordinated programs for groups of Chileans and Mexicans in the Greater Chattanooga program. She has coordinated the upcoming conference. Hiss Nancy R. Baird, administrator of the Incoming Ambassador Program of The Experiment, has been with the organization since 1959. John S. Ludlam is an associate for the Outbound Ambassador Program, and in 1963 he first led a group of 10 American college students on an Experiment to Denmark. Both are with the National headquarters staff in Putney. Dr. Elmendorf has been associated l-Tith international education for many years and acquainted with the Experiment since he taught at the Putney School in the early 1940s. Later, in positions with Mexico more -


Nm.J COLLEGE Page 3 City College, \>lith the Mexican-American Institute, Brown University and now as president of College, he has helped to institute and to promote programs in international educational exchanee. Assisting Mrs, Ansley on arrangements for the conference are Mrs. Nicholas Ellis, Miss Betty Ethal, Mrs. Hoodruff Bryne, Mrs. Pat Anderson, Dr. Richard P. Echo!, and NetJ College students Irving Benoist and Kit Arbuckle. -30 -

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