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News Release (November 21, 1967)


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News Release (November 21, 1967)
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News Release New College, Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: November 23, 1967 or After; 1 - 56 - 11/21/67
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New College of Florida
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November 21, 1967


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NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 813/355-7131 SPECIAL TO L E llERALD TRIBUNE FOR USE1 NOVEMBER 23, 1967 0 STUDEliT ACKNOWLEDGES AID Ray B. En ow of eor Ill. 1 56 -11/21/67 Ref.: Furman c Arthur ar r Cla s at rew College, wa on of the st dents elected to receive scholarship assistance from th Willam G S lby nnd arie Selby Foundation. Ray completed his education at 1 1ew College in July and is now a graduate student in ph1 oeophy at ColumbiD Univ r ity, rorking under a anfortb Foundation Fe lowship, awarded to im as a result of is undergraduate record. After his graduation ay to rs. rie Selby, chairman of the Selby Fouudtltion, to expre s 1 s ratitudc for th assistance that made his education possible. In hia letter, 1le aid: ''What nay be the ult at i port of my thre years at New Collage only ti \e ill tell; but somehow I know already that they were years of unique value to e, shaping yearsJ full of change and promise. and I would have been poorer to have missed them. So it is a very personal pride I feel as a member of New College's first graduating class--and a deep sense of gratitude I fe 1 to you and to your Foundation,


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 for making those years financially possiile for me. It ie a debt of time and experience and opportunity that I have acquired. a debt that cannot be repaid but only acknowledged. I do acknowledge it, and I thank you for your part in it. ''Perhap the best way I can thank you is by taking these three years as a challenge: to make good use of them, to make them part of a better life than it would otherwiee have been. And I can also hope that others may have the same chance I have had, and turn it to better account." FAMILIAR RJNG TO TilE NA}m An Associated Press story datelined Los Angeles beganl "Tucked away in the membership list of the new Citizens Co ttee for Peace with Freedo in Vietnam--whieb included former Preeidente Truman and Eieenhower--ie the na111e Charles Stephens. tlho's he?" So e of the students at New Colleae bad au answer to this rhetorical question. Charles Stephens ia tbe brother o Liz Stephene, vbo vaa a ber of the class of 1969 Some also knew that Cbarlea Stephens would be re than a name for a vieit by him to the campus is planned for early in January. sen. Paul Douglas of Illinois had personally asked Stephana to join the committee after his organization of the Thomas Jefferson Club on the UCLA campus. "We believe the u.s. tand in Vietnam is justified," said Stephens, "and we seek to rally studantfaculty eupport for it. We


NEW COLLEGE Page 3 all share an aversion to totalitariau which we believe repre enta a danger to our lib r 1, pluralistic oci ty and to ind. lle are therefor opposed to and coudegn 11 totalitari nism. be it of the Fascist, Nazi or Co n t v ri ty. * STUDENTS WILL T POLL Sarasota residents may soon be talking of the Jordan Poll. Jeff Jordan, of ew mp ire, a f:1.rst-year tudent at New Colle wil spend his Independent Study olling local residents on t r curr. nt pref. r nces a on po"' i"' c ""e id ntial candidates for the 1 6 e ct o d n' 11 b to co vare the resul s h obt ins with th Gallup Poll's m:unplin of o lnion. Questions sugg st by m mbers of the soci 1 cience fac lty at 1ew College will also be includ d in th po Jor. an ha not et det in d t od he will us to choose the p opl he will qu st on, but be i be able to poll bout 50 people. "It won't be very ccurte," Jordan said, "I' just g tting used to sa pliug techniques." He stated the techniques may be useful to im later. as he may jor in history or political science. 30 -

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