Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity at New College is increasing, albeit at a slow rate. Between the 2017 and 2018 cohorts there has been an increase by 3.4 percent in those who identify as African American or Black, a 3.2 percent increase in those...
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NCSA forced to make frugal financial choices

NCSA forced to make frugal financial choices

The New College Student Alliance (NCSA) started out the semester with significant financial concerns. With recently assessed administrative fees, which they had not paid previously, and a decrease in the projected student enrollment, the NCSA reconsidered how ...
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Changes made to SAP policy

Changes made to SAP policy

Last spring, the Financial Aid Office received an update regarding changes to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy and sent out an email regarding the changes on May 9, 2018. The email was then forwarded to the forum and received...
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Students scramble to find funds to pay for study abroad after scholarships are retracted

Students scramble to find funds to pay for study abroad after scholarships are retracted

Students preparing to study abroad in the coming semesters were blindsided this fall by a change to the school’s study abroad funding policy: students are no longer able use their New College scholarships to offset study abroad costs. “They previously...
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Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Over the summer, a number of renovations were made to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. These included the installation of a new cafe, a set of new furniture and the removal of nine public computers. The reactions from the student...
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First year class size and performance metrics fail to provide yearly funding

As the campus changes to house a larger population of students and faculty, the school fails to bring in anticipated funding. These money problems stem from a failure to meet required state university performance metrics and a lack of first...
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Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

The incoming cohort of 2018 marks the smallest class size in eight years with only 222 students. The last time an incoming cohort was this small was in 2010, when there was 221 students. The 2015 cohort was the largest...
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SDS searches for new director following departure of Meighen Hopton

In an era of change—growth plans and mailboxes and coffee cafes—Director of Student Disability Services (SDS) Meighen Hopton was a constant for many students on campus seeking accommodations, like emotional support animals (ESAs) or help with classes and p...
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Error 404: Computers Not Found

Error 404: Computers Not Found

Library Representative and second-year Adam Johnson did not think too much of his job when he was appointed to it. That was, until he saw the changes that occurred inside the Jane Bancroft Cook Library over the summer. Where there...
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Meet the Fulbright Chinese Teaching Assistant

Meet the Fulbright Chinese Teaching Assistant

Every year since 2008, New College has hosted a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) to support the burgeoning Chinese Language and Culture program. The prestigious Fulbright program, initiated by Senator J. William Fulbright in 1945 and sponso...
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