New College Initiates Search for Next President

The next president will succeed Donal O'Shea, who retires in June after a nine-year tenure.

01/19/2021 By Staff


New College Receives $4 Million Gift

The gift, which comes from the estate of Bob and Lee Peterson, is the largest in New College’s 61-year history.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Unity Awards

Sarah Hernandez’s Work for Social Justice and Racial Equality Is Rooted in Her Own Heritage

“My interest has always been to be somebody who contributes to social justice,”

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

New College Professor Queen Zabriskie Creates Powerful Conversations About Race

“To be able to do this work is an honor, a joy and a responsibility.”

01/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Lecture Series to Feature New College Alum and Former White Nationalist Derek Black

During his tenure at New College, Black—a former leader of the white nationalist movement—renounced the values he grew up with an is now speaking out against the reality of white supremacist political activism.

01/08/2021 By Staff

10,000 Steps

Indian Beach-Sapphires Shores Is One of the Most Eminently Walkable Neighborhoods in Town

Lovely, tree-lined Bay Shore Road runs parallel to Tamiami Trail for several interesting miles.

12/01/2020 By Kay Kipling


Former New York Fed President, CEO to Speak at New College

William C. Dudley will discuss the country's economic future in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Suzanne Sherman Appointed Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at New College

Sherman is an associate professor of chemistry and has served as associate provost since 2018.

10/26/2020 By Staff


New College Celebrates 60th Anniversary With a Scholarship Fund Raiser

The college is hoping to raise at least $19,600 for student financial aid.

10/19/2020 By Staff

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New College Foundation’s New Topics Lecture Series Continues on November 12

To mark New College’s 60th anniversary, this year’s series features noteworthy alumni whose New College experience prepared them for lives of note and careers of exceptional impact.



New College President to Step Down in 2021

Donal O'Shea has led the college since 2012.

10/06/2020 By Staff


Cross-College Alliance Announces Changes Brought on by Pandemic

The Alliance's five institutions will assume responsibilities previously overseen by manager Linda de Mello.

10/01/2020 By Staff


New College Ranks No. 6 on U.S News & World Report's Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges

The school also ranked No. 84 among all national liberal arts colleges.

09/21/2020 By Staff

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New College Foundation’s 2020–2021 New Topics Lecture Series Starts October 1

To mark New College’s 60th anniversary, this year’s series features noteworthy alumni whose New College experiences prepared them for lives of note and careers of exceptional impact.


Fast Track

New Chair, Vice-Chair Elected to New College Board of Trustees

Mary Ruiz will serve as chair and Ron Christaldi as vice-chair.

09/09/2020 By Staff

Timely Talk

New College Foundation's New Topics Series Season Announced

The six-part lecture series, via Zoom, will touch on issues from politics to economics to cybersecurity.

09/08/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

New College Names Vice-President for Enrollment Management

Dr. Damon wade comes to New College from the University of Virginia.

08/14/2020 By Staff


Colleges Are Reopening in Sarasota This Month

We ask administrators and students how they’re approaching learning during a pandemic.

08/13/2020 By Giulia Heyward


New College of Florida, UF to Establish Dual Degree Program

Students in the five-year program would complete their first two years at New College and the final three years at UF.

07/07/2020 By Staff


New College Foundation Raises $1 Million to Strengthen Fundraising Infrastructure

The funds were generated from six current and former college trustees and foundation board members.

06/08/2020 By Staff