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News Release (March 14, 1968)


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News Release (March 14, 1968)
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News Release New College, Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: Thursday, March 14, 1968; 1 - 139 - 3/12/68
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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March 14, 1968


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RELEASE N E W COL L E G E S A R A S OTA, FLORIDA 3 3 57 8 1 139 -3/12/68 813/355 -713 1 Ref : Furman c. Arthur SPECIAL TO THE HERALD FOR USE: THURSDAY, :t>W\CH 14, 1968 OLD VISITS NEW A team of faculty and administrative of one of the oldest colleges in the nation will be visiting the campus of one of the newest, today (Thursday). Here for a two day round of meetings with their counterparts on the New campus are visitors from Tusculum of Greeneville, Tenn a coeducational college founded in 1794, which makes it a mere 166 years older than New College. Purpose of the visit is to study the New College program as part of Tusculum's plans for curricular revisions. Here for the visit are Dr Charles J. Ping, dean of the faculty and professor of philosophy, Dr. Hilda s. chairman of the department of mathematics, Dr. Robert L. Hickey, chairman, department of English, Dr. Donald lliers, chairman, department of psychology, and Pam Coles, a member of the junior class at Tusculum The team will meet with administrative people, faculty members and students today and tomorrow and during their stay will -m ore


Page 2 -NEW COLLEGE live in th student residene s here. Dr. Hickey has a secondary reason for wishing to visit New Coll ge. His daughter, Helen, is a second year student, majoring in literature. Helen is an exceptional student who plans to graduate in June at the nd of two years. It is apparent she did much of her pre-college prepar tion under the direction of her literature prof.ssor father. * COUNSELOR TO GREEN BAY Peter w Odell, admissions counselor at New College, has accepted a pos ition as director of admissions and dean of freshmen at the new University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, effective next September. Odell c to New College thr years ago as recreation coordinator, the admissions staff a year later. He also taught Spanish part time for a year. * CAMPUS VOTE TO BE HELD One of the lllOSt interesting prinaries, aside from the ones in New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Oregon and other places, will be the one carried out on April 24 on campuses, including New College's, all across the country. On that day, students will be vote in a special presidential primary, to demonatrate the of the college age group lh re are expected to be other questions on the ballot including referedum on the Viet War. Some 200 colleges and universities with an enrollment of more -


NEtv COLLEGE Page 3 ruore than two million students have signed up for the primary. Significance of the vote is its first indication of the young vote. Current projections that by 1972, nearly one-half of the electorate will be und r 30 ye rs of age. The rimary is looled upon as a special popularity test for President Johnson since he is not fo ccd to be on the ballot on any other ri ry., CHOICE '68, the n e given to the nat:f.onal carJpus primary, is sponsored by Time, Inc. 30 -

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