Mourning Dartmouth’s Jim Wright

Some days ago, we shared the very sad news that Dartmouth College President Emeritus James Wright, a former Marine and one of the nation’s fiercest advocates for veterans in higher education, died at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, not far from the College on the Hill he once led … 

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The President-Elect of Dartmouth

When one thinks of a president of an Ivy League institution, maybe one thinks of an older white man with closely cropped gray hair sporting a tweed jacket. Or maybe former Harvard College President Larry Summers comes to mind from the acclaimed movie The Social Network. Remember when Armie Hammer’s … 

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A Tribute to Dartmouth’s Favorite Son

It is with tremendous sadness that we share the news that James Wright, the 16th president of Dartmouth College and a man whose life of service touched more Dartmouth students, alumni, and faculty than he likely ever knew, died earlier this week at the age of 83. Wright, a historian … 

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Dartmouth College Leadership

New Dartmouth College leadership was announced today by the Chair of the Dartmouth College Board of Trustees. Taking over at the helm of the Ivy League institution will be Philip J. Hanlon, PhD. Hanlon, a Dartmouth alumnus of the Class of 1977, comes from the University of Michigan where he … 

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