William Powers

New College of Florida and the New College Foundation recently announced the lineup for its 2018-2019 speaker series, New Topics New College. The series begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, with William Powers, a senior fellow with the World Policy Institute and an adjunct professor at New York University who has led development aid and conservation initiatives in Latin America, Africa and Washington, D.C., for over two decades. The series includes six other talks between November and next April. They all take place at New College's Mildred Sainer Auditorium, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. The talks are free, but space is limited. Register online.