Absolute O’Shea (Interview with President Donal O’Shea)

From SRQ Magazine.com   January 10, 2019

New College’s president discusses the dreaminess of mathematics.

The topic of mathematics may mystify many, but for New College of Florida President Donal O’Shea, the mention of the subject makes him downright misty. We spoke to the academic about numbers and other loves in his life. 

Read the entire interview here.


Located in Sarasota, New College of Florida has educated intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement since its founding in 1960. As the State of Florida’s designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into personal accomplishment. The 110-acre campus on Sarasota Bay is home to more than 700 students and 80 full-time faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and collaborative learning. New College offers nearly 40 areas of concentration for undergraduates and a master’s degree program in Data Science.

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