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New College of Florida lays out ambitious 5-year plan, seeks $400 million

The newly revamped conservative college, home to less than 1,000 students, is seeking $400 million to become "the best liberal arts college in America," according to a business plan released last week

New College of Florida’s purge claims top DEI officer: “I am the first casualty”

In three short months, New College of Florida installed six new trustees, ousted its president, abolished its Office of Outreach and Inclusive Excellence, and is now removing any trace of Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez, the school's top DEI officer.

New College’s new trustees hand interim president pretty purse

Richard Corcoran, selected by the school's newly conservative board of trustees, will receive a $699,000 base salary, double the pay of his predecssor, who was fired less than a month ago in a "hostile takeover."

Overhaul at Florida’s New College starts big, ousts sitting president

DeSantis' vision for a conservative-leaning New College of Florida has begun with the removal of sitting president Patricia Okker, replacing her with former education commissioner and GOP Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.

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