Adoph G. Anderson 1969-1976

Adolph (Andy) Anderson 

  • dean of New College, an experimental undergraduate school at Hofstra University, where he developed his innovative ideas
  • A Hartwick education, he said, must possess "a hand-crafted quality."
  • Individual Student Program option and a Living/Learning Center were established
  •  encouraged the expansion of off-campus student opportunities
  • oversaw the design and construction of a beautiful Center for the Arts
  • approved the acquisition of the Pine Lake campus
His presence prevent turmoil during this tumultuous period on American campuses
    • disarmed student concern about outdated regulations by lifting dormitory curfews
    • allowed and even encouraged peaceful protests of such volatile issues as the Vietnam War and the Kent State killings