“Scottsboro Boys” Pardoned After 80 Years

New College faculty John Miller and Ellen Spears were instrumental in the “behind the scenes” work that finally led to the posthumous pardons of three of the African American young men wrongfully accused of rape in the 1930s. In November the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously to issue the pardons to Haywood

Jackson Harris Elected Southern Region Vice President for FFA

As a freshman at UA, Jackson Harris sought one of 30 spots in the University Fellows Experience, a program that fuses high academic standards with a passion for community service. In the interview, he was asked to identify his strengths. His answer? “Well, I restore antique tractors.” After a few polite chuckles, Jackson explained what

Meet John Miller, Assistant Director of New College

A native of Mobile, John Miller earned an undergraduate degree from Duke University. He received an MA in English at The University of Alabama and a JD from UA Law School. Before being appointed as the Assistant Director of New College, John was an instructor for New College. As a New College instructor, he has

Meet Our New Director

On October 15, 2012 Natalie Adams became the fifth director/dean of New College. Natalie is a native of Louisiana. She has an undergraduate degree in English Education from Louisiana State University, a master’s degree in gifted education from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana-Lafayette), and a PhD in curriculum and instruction from