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Press releases from New College of Florida 

From the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:
July 1, 2017: New College entering a new era
June 20, 2017: New College begins recruiting faculty
May 5, 2017: New College, rowing park among top winners in state budget
April 27, 2017: Guest column: Growth for New College, greatness for all 
Oct. 29, 2016: New College pitches big plans for growth

Other sources:
July 11, 2017: New College of Florida to request $3.6m from state as part of three-year growth plan (Florida Politics)
July 6, 2017: Power in Numbers: New College embarks on growth plan (
July 2, 2017: New College says it can compete with the nation’s most elite private universities. State lawmakers are betting they are right (Bradenton Herald)
June 30, 2017: College smiles at budget (Business Observer)
June 29, 2017: New College prepares for growth while others brace for program cuts (WWSB-TV, Sarasota)
June 22, 2017: New College of Florida embarks on growth plan (SRQ Magazine)
June 22, 2017: New College aims to grow student enrollment, faculty and staff (
June 21, 2017: New College is hiring (SNN)
June 20, 2017: New College of Florida growth plan (WWSB-TV, Sarasota)
May 8, 2017: Winners and losers emerging from the 2017 legislative session (
April 12, 2017: Growth planning charrette designs future of New College (The Catalyst, New College of Florida)
Jan. 26, 2017: University system making major push for building projects (Financial News & Daily Record — Jacksonville)

Additional Information

Growth Plan

New College is embarking on a transformative plan for its future, with the funding to expand the number of students and faculty by 50 percent.

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How fast will enrollment grow? Will there be new Areas of Concentration or programs? We answer your questions here.

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Growth Plan History

The proposal developed calls for a five-year expansion that will see an increase in enrollment of 50 percent, from 800 to 1,200 students, along with the necessary hiring of additional faculty and staff.

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