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Fanton, Jonathan F., 1943-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1943

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Landa records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-02-07
Abstract Consists of records generated by Albert Landa (1927-2008), who started in 1960 as director of Public Information and became vice president of Development and Public Relations at The New School, and then held the title of Vice President, until his retirement in 1985. The records in this collection are notable because Landa was deeply involved in a rapid expansion of the university, including its 1970 incorporation of Parsons School of Design. The collection comprises six series,...
Dates: 1933 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985

Democracy Seminar oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-01-06
Abstract The Democracy Seminar, a network of seminars that ran from 1984 to 1994, and again from 2018 to the present (2021), were semi-clandestine meetings of scholars held simultaneously in Warsaw, Budapest and New York, before spreading to cities across Eastern and Central Europe. The seminar discussed topics in democratic politics and culture, and was the genesis of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research. The Democracy Seminar oral history...
Dates: 2020 April-May

Independent study oral history project on New School history

 Collection
Identifier: NS-07-01-02
Summary

This oral history project consists of six audio interviews conducted by New School for Public Engagement student Gerard O. Hemmerle as an independent study under the supervision of Professor Julia L. Foulkes during the Spring 2013 semester. Interviewees consist of long-serving university faculty and staff, primarily associated with what was known as the New School for Public Engagement. Recordings are all in English.

Dates: 2013

Jo Townson collection of Mobilization papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0021-01
Abstract This collection consists of material created and assembled by New School alumna Jo Townson in the course of her activism with the Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Justice in the mid-1990s. The Mobilization was a student-led protest movement at The New School during the 1996-1997 academic year. The materials include Mobilization fliers, pamphlets, and meeting notes, as well as material collected by the Mobilization. This material includes papers from the...
Dates: 1987 - 1997

Jonathan F. Fanton papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0027-01
Abstract

Jonathan F. Fanton (1943 - ) was the president of The New School from 1982 until 1999. This collection contains material documenting his career as a university and charitable foundation administrator at Yale University, the University of Chicago, The New School, Human Rights Watch, the MacArthur Foundation, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and other organizations.

Dates: 1934-2018; Majority of material found within 1965-2018

Judith B. Walzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-0033-01
Abstract

Judith B. Walzer served as the first provost of the New School for Social Research (now, The New School) from 1985 to 1997. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, program proposals, university budget-related files, and documents pertaining to faculty matters during Walzer’s tenure as provost.

Dates: 1983-2005

Malcolm Carter University Communications records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-03-01-06
Summary

Malcolm Carter became director of The New School's university communications in 1985. The Malcolm Carter University Communications records document the three primary areas of activity over which Carter had oversight: advertising and marketing; public relations; and publications. Materials include memoranda, letters, reports, and printed materials, encompassing the range of Carter's activities.

Dates: 1975 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1987

New School commencement, convocation and inauguration print materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-05-05-01
Summary

Collection consists of printed materials produced for The New School and Parsons School of Design's commencement and convocation ceremonies, as well as presidential inauguration ceremonies for New School presidents, and other milestone events celebrated during convocation and commencement, such as anniversaries of the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research.

Dates: 1945 - 2018

New School Office of the President, Board of Trustees records

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-01-01-04
Abstract

The New School Office of the President, Board of Trustees records were transferred from the university president's office and cover the presidencies of Jonathan Fanton and Bob Kerrey. The records consist of trustee name files containing correspondence, minutes, and other materials pertaining to that trustee, many of which are restricted.

Dates: 1967-2014

New School Office of the President Entertainment, Event and Travel sub-group

 Record Group
Identifier: NS-01-01-09
Abstract These papers document the New School Office of the President’s planning efforts relating to hosting events and to travel, mostly from between 1979 and 1989, including events spanning the tenures of John Everett and Jonathan Fanton and travel during only the Fanton era. Documentation includes guest lists, seating arrangements, invitations and correspondence with speakers, attendees, and vendors, transcripts of speeches delivered by the president, and notes on fundraising and development...
Dates: 1974-1990

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