Individualized Programs Growing in Popularity

In a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Can’t Pick a College Major? Create One,” Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U, notes that allowing students to create their own majors “introduces the idea that students should be in charge of designing their own learning plans.” Of course, New College students have been involved in designing

Photos from the 40th!

We gathered.  We hugged.  We remembered.  We met new.  We embraced.  We reflected. The New College 40th Anniversary celebration was a huge success, and there will be much more posts to come over the next few weeks. We’ll start with a few photos from events that took place throughout the weekend.  For those of you that

Anniversary Updates!!

From the desk of our fearless leader… Dear Friends and Colleagues, Here’s a picture of our upcoming weekend.   Do know that we understand the complexity of everyone’s lives and that you may not be able to be with us. . . We should have other opportunities this upcoming year for you to celebrate with us.

NC Anniversary featured in A & S “Desktop News”

Great feature in the current UA College of Arts and Sciences “Desktop News”.  Jump here to see for yourself! New College Celebrates 40 Years of Transformational Learning In 1971, The University of Alabama joined many other institutions of higher education in opening an exploratory learning program that allowed students to design their own courses of