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The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, Brian Freeman, Terry Irving, Bob Scribner Aug 2014

The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, Brian Freeman, Terry Irving, Bob Scribner

Terry Irving

Now a document of historical interest and significance, this is the foundation manifesto of the Free University, Sydney. Conducted in rented premises in Redfern and nearby inner-Sydney suburbs, this utopian education experiment ran from December 1967 until it closed in 1972. At its height, during the Summer of 1968-1969, some 300 people were involved.


The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, Brian Freeman, Terry Irving, Bob Scribner Jan 2014

The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, Brian Freeman, Terry Irving, Bob Scribner

Terence H Irving, Dr (Terry)

Now a document of historical interest and significance, this is the foundation manifesto of the Free University, Sydney. Conducted in rented premises in Redfern and nearby inner-Sydney suburbs, this utopian education experiment ran from December 1967 until it closed in 1972. At its height, during the Summer of 1968-1969, some 300 people were involved.


Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 8, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer. Dec 1967

Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 8, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer.

Morehead State Trail Blazer Archive

Morehead State Trail Blazer published on December 19, 1967.


Campus Comment, December 14, 1967, Bridgewater State College Dec 1967

Campus Comment, December 14, 1967, Bridgewater State College

The Comment

No abstract provided.


The Ursinus Weekly, December 14, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Frederick Jacob, Judy Schneider Dec 1967

The Ursinus Weekly, December 14, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Frederick Jacob, Judy Schneider

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

UC Christmas calendar crowds pre-vacation week on campus • Dialogue activating complaint channels • New exhibit opens; Faculty contributes • Dr. Wessel announces Sr. placement listing • Dr. Philip celebrates his thirtieth Messiah • The Visit explores morality • Editorial • Agency attempts to secure effective financial position • SFARC report • Spirit high, but athletes rate better facilities • Compton scores 73 as Bears win three • Greek gleanings


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 15, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 15, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Miss Carmen Willoughby Named Top Scholar
  • Soul Concert Tonight Stars Wilson Pickett
  • Korb, Carolyn. Alumni Group to Present Cash Stipend to Scholar
  • WKU Receives Grants for Summer Institutes
  • Protest Fails as Students Chant Carols
  • Zeh, John. Future for Education Unclear
  • Outstanding Cadet Named for ROTC – Edwin Phelps
  • Chaney, Joanne & Ron Neafus. Journalist of Varied Talents, Jerry Drury Directs Circulation
  • Turner, Charlene. Vietnam Discussion Set for International Club
  • Club News – Geography & Geology, Alpha Kappa Psi, Baptist Student Union, Alpha Kappa Omega, Alpha Phi Omega
  • Chaney, Joanne ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Hunt, Gary. Administration Discusses Married Housing Plans
  • Wilson Pickett Show Billed Here With New Public Address System
  • Benningfield, Ron. Proposed $39 Million Budget Sent to Education Council
  • University Clarifies Vacation
  • Dean Rusk; Containing China Necessary
  • Benningfield, Ron. Dr. Harold Ockenga Says Belief in God Is Answer to Social Revolution
  • Lowe, Jimmy. Herald Dumb Driver Test Offers Mini-Multi-Choices
  • Student Loans May be Tight
  • Bennett, Ellen. Associated Students’ Survey Reveals Activity Preferences
  • Mucinski, Carol. Lil Medas Utilizes Dance Talents to Help Keep Western Coeds Trim
  • Diplomat Visits ...


The Ursinus Weekly, December 5, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Alan Gold, Frederick Jacob Dec 1967

The Ursinus Weekly, December 5, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Alan Gold, Frederick Jacob

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

Organizations to profit by $10 fee increase • Dr. Armstrong's death grieved; Campus numbed at great loss • Dr. Philip to celebrate 30th Messiah concert • Student group to help plan Ursinus' growth • Tense performance hypnotizes audience • In memoriam • A challenge to those who would avert starvation • Black stereotype: A dead era • "Candlelight and roses" to be Jr. Prom theme • Letters: Focus attacks fielded; Weekly policy criticized • Culture fans may migrate to New York • Poverty pocket thrives in Bomberger catacomb • Focus printed • Strict rules challenged by student assembly speaker • Diskin sails on ship Hope • Gulf Oil grants $1,000 to Chem. Department ...


Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 7, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer. Dec 1967

Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 7, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer.

Morehead State Trail Blazer Archive

Morehead State Trail Blazer published on December 5, 1967.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Benningfield, Ron. State Cut in Funds Causes Conservative Measures Here
  • Clergyman, Author to Lecture Tuesday – Harold Ockenga
  • Yule Vacation Date Clarified
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors Opens Dec. 8
  • Gemini 15 Shows Variety Tonight in Van Meter
  • Military Ball Slated December 8
  • Barton, Gail. Coed Finds Movie-Making Fun – Susan Hamm
  • Work-Study Plan Available in Government Administration
  • Joint Recital Set for Dec. 2
  • Cultural Lag Due to Poor Facilities
  • Injuries Raise Queries on Intramural Football
  • Miller, Jim. Recognition of Scholars Needed
  • Bauer, Bill. Carrier Pigeons Evident ...


Campus Comment, November 27, 1967, Bridgewater State College Nov 1967

Campus Comment, November 27, 1967, Bridgewater State College

The Comment

No abstract provided.


Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 6, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer. Nov 1967

Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 6, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer.

Morehead State Trail Blazer Archive

Morehead State Trail Blazer published on November 21, 1967.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Porter, David. January Completion Is Target for Dial Lecture Installation
  • Western Funds Drop With State Budget Cut
  • View from Bridge to Continue Tonight
  • 1,000 Hear Jon Braun
  • Chi Omega’s November Nonsense Reset
  • Higher Education Costs Spiraling
  • Registration Counseling in Progress
  • Yale Abandons Numerical Grading
  • State Leaders Must Cast Politics Aside
  • Rumors About Drinking During Football Games Cleared for Students
  • Planning for 68 Homecoming Needs to Begin Immediately
  • Spring Fling May be Answer for All Groups
  • Praise for Associated Student Government Well Deserved
  • Bailey ...


Campus Comment, November 9, 1967, Bridgewater State College Nov 1967

Campus Comment, November 9, 1967, Bridgewater State College

The Comment

No abstract provided.


The Ursinus Weekly, November 9, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Gene Searfoss, Alan Gold, Frederick Jacob Nov 1967

The Ursinus Weekly, November 9, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Gene Searfoss, Alan Gold, Frederick Jacob

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

Students urge action on Vietnam question • Conscientious objector relates opinions in Y-Forum program • Stringfellow reveals American sicknesses • Charles Simpson heads Founders' Day program • Pi Nu to sponsor evening of music • Messiah rehearses for 30th rendition • Editorial: The four year wait • Your chance to participate! • Private sea: LSD and the search for God • Its about time: Ursinus campus responds strongly to Weekly policy concerning Asian situation • Ursinus student discusses attitudes to Vietnam War: John Schlegel speaks from experience • Comprehensive exams create controversy • Fine arts students venture to New York • "Typical" student enters monastery • Ursinus vs. West Chester: Game to decide U ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 11, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 11, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Porter, David. Louie Nunn, Wendell Ford Capture Top State Offices in Tuesday’s Election
  • WKU Audiences to See a View from the Bridge
  • Student Dies in Accident – James Duvall, Barnes-Campbell Hall
  • Jon Braun to Discuss, Love, Sex
  • Men Haven’t a Chance Lecturer Warns Assembly – Cleo Dawson
  • Carpenter, John. Students Stage Professional Opera
  • Dr. Jim Miller’s Poems on Sale at Bookstores
  • Guest, Randy. Trio Mixes Popular Sounds – George Mitchell, Butch Kaufman, Jim Warford
  • WKU Faculty Representatives Attend Sessions
  • Becket Set for Tonight in Snell ...


Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 5, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer. Nov 1967

Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 5, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer.

Morehead State Trail Blazer Archive

Morehead State Trail Blazer published on November 7, 1967.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Benningfield, Ron. WKU Voters Give Nunn Easy Victory Ward
  • Ward Favors Student on Board of Regents
  • Four Tops Concert Billed Here Tuesday
  • Hunt, Gary. Henry Ward Favors Student on Board of Regents
  • Religious Groups Plan Peace Vigil
  • Curtain Rises on Operas at 8:15 Tonight, Tomorrow Associated Student Government Sponsors Dance Friday
  • Chaney, Joanne. Sigma Chi’s Derby Ends Saturday
  • Dr. Cleo Dawson to Lecture
  • Clear Code Needed for Student Rights
  • Herald Policy Again Reviewed
  • Groups Need Opportunity for Money-Making Events
  • Bouton, Betty. Parade Noise ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Whitaker, Dave. Today is THE Day – Homecoming ‘67
  • Pat Hunt is Queen
  • Former Grid Star Receives Awards – Raymond Nutter
  • Musicologist Set to Speak Monday – Robert Weaver
  • Women’s Dorms Festooned in Western Victory Motifs
  • Greater Changes Seen for Future – Old Stadium
  • Student Urged to Remember
  • Nashville Newspaper Commends Western’s Unusual Progress
  • Burris, Dennis. Cheers Offset
  • Kumb, Sharon. Finds Reasons For Happiness
  • Hunt, Gary. What Is the Wildest Homecoming You Remember? Grads Commissioned in Air Force
  • Display of Man in Grise Hall
  • Kentucky Museum Exhibits ...


Campus Comment, October 26, 1967, Bridgewater State College Oct 1967

Campus Comment, October 26, 1967, Bridgewater State College

The Comment

No abstract provided.


The Ursinus Weekly, October 26, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Gilbert Louis Page, Frederick Jacob Oct 1967

The Ursinus Weekly, October 26, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Byron Jackson, Gilbert Louis Page, Frederick Jacob

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

Six seek Homecoming title • Peace march rocks heart of Washington • IF weekend features Soul Survivors' sound • Students honor Scott Pierce • UC awarding degrees in Founders' assembly • Open letter to Ursinus students • Editorial • On aggression • Warmakers confronted! • Letters to the editor • Dr. Rice scales fine rail models • Dialogue is coming • Three chosen as student-faculty representatives • Hartzells dig German way: A like affection shared by all and beer is lighter in Munich • Cross country: Dynasty in the making; Footballers impress • Grads view pre-med program • Bruins edged by Garnet after defeat by Wilkes • Booters' spirit good despite four losses • Greek gleanings


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Homecoming – ’67 Style – Begins
  • Gubernatorial Mock Election Slated Tuesday After Debates
  • Dr. Cleo Smith Booked as Next WKU Lecture
  • Opera Theater to Offer Productions
  • Four Tops to Perform Here November 7
  • Renovation, Remodeling Set for Van Meter, Former Library – Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Thailand Visitor Observes WKU Commerce, Tax Center – Mrs. Vilai Junagbhanich
  • French Group to Play Here
  • Pre-Registration Sessions Set
  • WKU Orchestra to Perform
  • Art Department to Present Display
  • Dr. M.W. Russell Heads Research Project
  • Vietnam Objectives Questioned, Analyzed
  • West, Dave. Lettermen Add Class ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Homecoming Royalty Named in Elections
  • 38 WKU Seniors Rate Who’s Who
  • Hunt, Gary & Carolyn Korb. Dr. Buckminster Fuller Describes World as Ignorant
  • Group Delays Zoning Action
  • Korb, Carolyn. Lettermen View Life With Happy Feeling
  • Army Band to Perform Here Tonight
  • Hall, George. Gemini 15 to Aid Publicity
  • Leiper English Club Hear Dr. Gordon Wilson Talk on Regional Speech
  • Law Scholarships Open at Tulane; Admission Tests Set During Year
  • Western Players Announce Casts for First Productions
  • Chaney, Joanne. Greeks Prepare for Derby
  • Scheduled Lectures Noncontroversial
  • Motorcycles; Fastest Way to Get Killed
  • Journalism Code Cited for University Papers
  • Potter, Bob. Proposes Asphalt Campus
  • Roberts, Alice. Commends Dedication Events
  • Wurster, Bob. Westerners Avoid Responsibility
  • White, Alana. Problems, Advantages Cited for Living in Western Towers
  • Catholic Newman Center Slated for June Completion
  • Kentucky Life Photos Wanted by Sociologists ...


Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 4, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer. Oct 1967

Trail Blazer - Volume 37, Number 4, Morehead State University. Trail Blazer.

Morehead State Trail Blazer Archive

Morehead State Trail Blazer published on October 17, 1967.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Hilltop Highlight – Campus Commemoration
  • Barnes-Campbell Twin to Bemis Lawrence
  • Dorm Honors Sheridan Barnes, Don Campbell
  • Functional Design Keynotes Wetherby Administration Building
  • Homecoming Theme Chosen
  • Thompson Science Complex Expands for Student Needs
  • Planetarium Honors Hardin Thompson; Former Staffer
  • Today’s Issue Many Ways Special
  • Greeting from Chairmen of Dedication Celebration
  • Pre-cast Materials Aid Development
  • Master Plan Insures Orderly Development
  • President Kelly Thompson Attributes Progress to Countless Numbers
  • President Thompson Marks 12th Anniversary
  • Lampson, James. South Campus Features Bemis Lawrence Hall
  • New Alumni Office
  • Draper, Chip ...


The Ursinus Weekly, October 12, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Timothy C. Coyne, Byron Jackson, Gilbert Louis Page, Frederick Jacob Oct 1967

The Ursinus Weekly, October 12, 1967, Herbert C. Smith, Timothy C. Coyne, Byron Jackson, Gilbert Louis Page, Frederick Jacob

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

Pulitzer winner speaks on economic insight • Students elect USGA committee to co-ordinate students, faculty • Tragedy shocks students; Death of senior mourned • Class officers elected; Frosh choose leaders • Chi Alpha sets program plans • UC freshman tops Curtain Club's cast • Editorial • A hall is not a home • Radio-free Canada • A modest proposal, a satire: For preventing dissent and resentment on the Ursinus campus, and for increasing unity of thought • Poker flats open amid dissent; Latest in do-it-yourself dorms • Rebirth of learning anticipated: Fine arts added to curriculum • WRUC goes AM-FM, plans live sportscasts • Impact of EXPO • College Scholars Program to end ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 5, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 5, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Student Government Sets New Programs
  • Dr. Buckminster Fuller to Lecture on Campus
  • Freshmen Pick Chip Brown to Head Class of 71
  • Green Carpet Readied for Red Carpet Day
  • Homecoming Queen Vote Set Thursday
  • Benningfield, Ron. Arena Acoustics Test Should Yield Results
  • Lettermen to Perform Tuesday
  • Interfraternity Dance
  • Newspaper Week Prompts Analysis
  • Staff Research Reveals Solution
  • New Activities Await Students
  • Education - Acceptance vs. Choice
  • Inadequate Turnout Indicts Class of 1971
  • Alumni in Vietnam Offered Free Heralds
  • Schuhmann, Paul. Decries Crammed Bulletin Boards
  • Gaines, Paul. Cites Time ...


Campus Comment, October 11, 1967, Bridgewater State College Oct 1967

Campus Comment, October 11, 1967, Bridgewater State College

The Comment

No abstract provided.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1967

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Theme, Schedule Told for Homecoming Week
  • Porter, David. Group Declines to See the Future – Kentucky Council on Public Higher Education
  • Sale of Tickets Begins Monday
  • About 700 Freshmen Narrow Slate in Tuesday Primary
  • Vandalism . . . Strikes Down Rustic Bridge – Old Fort Bridge
  • Ten New Members Added Recently to Western’s Academic Council
  • TV Students Video Tape Grid Game
  • Chaney, Joanne. Rush Events Activate Greeks
  • Student Center to Host Events
  • Bennett, Ellen. Clubs Begin Fall Reorganization
  • Club News – Pershing Rifles, Phi Alpha Theta, Artists’ Guild, Kentucky Home ...


The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, B Freeman, T Irving, B Scribner Oct 1967

The Lost Ideal, Rowan Cahill, R Connell, B Freeman, T Irving, B Scribner

Rowan Cahill

Authored alphabetically by R. Cahill, R. Connell, B. Freeman, T. Irving, and B. Scribner, “The Lost Ideal” was published in the Sydney University student newspaper 'honi soit' on Tuesday, 3 October 1967. It was the foundation manifesto of what was to become known as the Free U, initially operating out of rented premises in Redfern (Sydney) before moving to premises in nearby suburbs. The first Free U courses commenced in December 1967, and early in the new year involved 150 people. At its peak, during the summer of 1968-1969, over 300 people were involved in courses. The Sydney experiment, which ...