Creating a faculty community

Herald Tribune    March 29, 2018

At first glance, it seemed just like just what a newly arrived college provost could ever want: Approval from the governor to hire 15 new faculty — and the funding with which to do it. But as the saying goes, be careful what you wish for. I’ll explain.

I had arrived at New College last July 1, and just one month earlier, Gov. Rick Scott signed the budget that allocated the state funds necessary to set in motion New College’s transformative growth plan: Boosting our enrollment by 50 percent by 2023, and increasing the faculty proportionately, to maintain our 10-1 student-faculty ratio.


Related News


Area Youth Learn About Health and the Environment During New College’s Annual PUSH-SUCCESS Program

June 7, 2012

June 7, 2012 — New College’s Pritzker Marine Biology Research Center will host 21 local middle and high school students…


New College of Florida Celebrates 46th Annual Commencement

May 26, 2012

May 25, 2012  — One of the largest graduating classes in the history of New College was told that their…


New College Student Michael Long Heads to Russia as 2012 Kremlin Fellow

May 10, 2012

May 10, 2012 — New College of Florida student Michael Long was named a 2012 Kremlin Fellow, one of only…