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News Release (April 24, 1968)


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News Release (April 24, 1968)
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News Release New College, Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: Thursday, April 24, 1968; 1 - 173 - 4/23/68
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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April 24, 1968


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RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 173 -4/23/68 813/355-7131 Ref. : Furman C. Arthur SPECIAL 10 THE HERALD TRIBUNE FOR USE: THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1968 COLLEGE WILL BE CASE STUDY New College has been chosen as the subject of a case study to be developed for the American Council on Education's "Study of New Institutions." Dr. Sidney J. French, Dean of Academic Affairs, Emeritus of the University of South Florida, will conduct the study for ACE's Randall M. Whaley, who is coordinating the entire examination of new institutions. Dr. French will be on the campus :or three days besinn&ng today, meeting with many of the faculty, staff and trustees of the college. His report will deal with the origin of the institution, with the implementation of the founding, how the original plan was carried out, and the prospects for the future. One of the purposes of the study for the ACE is to provide for its members and for groups that may be considering founding a college some guidelines of an institution that already has traveled the route. The report also will highlight difficulties, point out techniques of processes that have been successful, and identify problem areas that could face new institutions. * -more-


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 PRINT SALE AIDS COLLEGE Murray Lebwohl, owner of th St. Armands Gallery, has been an interested aupporter of New College and a frequent figure on campu for lectures and special occasions. Several months ago Herbert Stoddard, who is tutor in fine arts as well as being the college' curator, su ested that Lebwohl stage a print sale in. the college's new gallery. The gallery owner suggested an alternative idea8 He contact d a national organization that holds such print shows and arranged for th m to put on a two-day sale at his gallery with proceed going to provide scholarship assistance for students in the bumaniti s division of the college. Lebwehl said that the s le will open Saturday at 10 a.m. and will be open until 10 p.m. except for the dinner hour, 6 to 8 p.m. On Sunday, the sale will run from 1 to 1 p.m. * STUDENTS TAKE ORALS Three students already have faced one of the toughest parts of their graduation requirements, three weeks or more ahead of the rest of the student body. Patricia Sanderson, Charles Hamilton, and Nancy Flatter Hall took their oral baccalaureate examinations last Saturday, all in the field of political science. The early date and the Saturday occasion were called for because Dr. Rollin Posey, former professor of political sci nee who was called to bead uv part of a new university center ewerging at Green Bay, Wis., flew back to chair the orals co ittee. aore -


N E W COLLEG E Page 3 For the oral examinations, a committee of four or more members of the faculty meets with a candidate for graduation and questiono him primarily about hie specialized field of study, on the content of his senior thesis, and ev n on other studies for which the student has b en responsible. The examinations are hour-long affairs and generally the cause for considerable foreboding among students. egin lng l1ay 6, orals will be given several times daily through the re t of the month to other members of the class. Seniors also ust take written baccalaure tes. -30 -

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