Sarasota-Manatee colleges prepare for Fall 2020

From the Herald Tribune, May 28, 2020

Ringling, New College, USF and SCF are all working on plans to reopen their Sarasota-Manatee area campuses, somehow, some way, in the fall.

Leaders at area colleges are developing plans to reopen campuses in the fall, but at this point there are more questions than answers as to what that will look like.

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art and Design and the State College of Florida are all shooting to open in the fall, but COVID-19 is forcing leaders to develop an array of contingency plans.

And with the rapidly-evolving pandemic, not getting too attached to one solution seems to be key.

“This is the year of flexibility,” said State College of Florida President Carol Probstfeld.

Read the entire story 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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