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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., October 4, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

New College’s new president Interim president of New College, Richard Corcoran, was chosen as the school’s permanent president yesterday. This comes amidst Governor Ron DeSantis’ conservative transformation of the small honors college.   Protests at...
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New College picks Richard Corcoran as new president

Listen: Interim president of New College, Richard Corcoran, was voted to fill the permanent president position at the school Tuesday. This comes amidst Governor DeSantis’ conservative transformation of the small honors college. The Board of...
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Lawsuit challenges Ron DeSantis’ new anti-diversity law; New College of Florida trustee hopes lawsuit “will prevail”

Students, professors, and supporters of New College filed a lawsuit over a law that limits public college instruction.
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After heated dialogue, New College Board of Trustees vote to begin termination of gender studies

Gender studies will be terminated at New College in Sarasota beginning in 2024. The motion passed at a Board of Trustees meeting Thursday.
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New College of Florida faculty censures board of trustees

Listen:   New College of Florida faculty have voted to censure the college’s Board of Trustees. Faculty mentioned a long list of grievances in a letter sent to the school’s leadership. Miriam Wallace, English professor...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, May 22nd, 2023

New College students graduate New College students celebrated their official commencement ceremony Friday night. It came one day after alternative graduation students held a protest against the conservative direction that Governor Ron DeSantis has taken...
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Former New College librarian says firing was “intentionally disruptive”

Helene Gold said over the past three weeks, she felt “increasingly out of the loop.” So, the librarian wasn’t surprised when she received a call on Monday, requesting her immediate presence in the library conference...
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New College of Florida faces faculty tenure denial amidst Governor’s transformation plan

Listen: New College of Florida trustees are set to defer or outright deny tenure to five faculty members at their next meeting. This comes as the Governor seeks to transform the college. New College’s interim...
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Rep. Anna Eskamani talks New College, Florida Democrats and more with ‘The Skinny’ on WMNF Tampa

For the Feb. 3 installment of WMNF’s Friday news program “The Skinny,” Florida Rep. Anna Eskamani called in to discuss her trip to Sarasota where DeSantis-appointed board members ousted New College’s president in its effort...

Political Science professor discusses the three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution

Political science professor discusses the three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution

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