Gordon E. "Mike" Michalson Jr. was the president of New College of Florida. He was appointed on January 7, 2003, selected by the Board of Trustees in a 13-month national search. Michalson, Professor of Humanities at New College, served as Acting President from 2001 to 2003 and as Dean and Warden of the school from 1992 to 1997 (when it was known as New College of the University of South Florida). Prior to that, he taught at Oberlin College for 15 years, where he chaired the Department of Religion. He continues to teach one course each year at New College.
Gordon E. Michalson, Jr. - Faculty profile, New College of Florida