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News Release (November 29, 1967)


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News Release (November 29, 1967)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release; 1 - 62 - 11/29/67
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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November 29, 1967


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'I RELEASE NEW COLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 -62 -11/29/67 813 / 355-7131 Furman C. Arthur FOP. H1HFDI.I\TF Fla. Colle!Y,e has been admitted to membership in the Southern Association of Colleres and Schools only a little more than three years after enrolling the first students. Granting of membership means accreditation of the college. Action on the acce!)tance of NeH as a Tllember of the associa-tion, accomplished by a vote of her sister institutions, came at the SACS annual meetinp, in Dallas T-Yednesday 29, 1967). NeH Collep,e, a private, coeducational collep,e of liberal arts and sciences, accepted its first students in September 1964. F.nrollment at the Florida institute now is 269 .1\n academic calendar that permits ?,raduation within three years helped to make it possible for the colleRe to achieve accreditation in record time. First students Here p,raduated in July. Candidacy for accred!tction was to the last year by SACS and an association visitation committee examined every aspect of the collere's operations in September. Effect of accreditation is to make Collepe credits acceptable in other coller,es and universities, to p,ain listin?. in a variety of educational directories, and to provide elir,ibility for various foundation and corporate support nrop,rams. -more


1EF COLLEGF 'Pap,e 2 First P,raduates of HeH Collep,e achieved success in enterinp, praduate and orofessional schools before the prantinp, of accreditation. Ten members of that first class tlOn 11 national fellm:vshio aHards, a record proportion for one class, and more than 80 ner cent Here accepted by leadinP university oraduate schools, most Hith financial assistance. Netv Hith an adMissions policy directed at highly motivated uses many innovative technioues. Pith a loH student-faculty ratio, the colle?e dispenses Hith ree1uires a tninil'lum of examinations, and stresses student responsibility in both acade'Mic and social life. GroHth of the collep.e is olanned for 800 students by 1975. Dr .John F.btendorf, president of Collep,e, Has in Dallas to receive of the accreditation. 30 -

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