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Report: Dartmouth Alumni Council Meets and Votes

The results are, as yet, unofficial, but the Alumni Council of Dartmouth College has met and a few moments ago voted on two items very important to the passage of the Alumni Governance Task Force’s controversial new constitution. First, the Council has unanimously approved the AGTF’s final document, which can be read online [PDF] and on which I have commented here.

Also, the Council, by an affirmative vote of 86%, has adopted a rules change which will allow the AGTF to make, and the Council to approve by Internet voting, eleventh hour “technical” changes to the proposed constitution. Mind that ‘Internet voting’ simply means that the few alumni chosen to be on the Council can register their votes in favor of the constitution from home, and will not have to wait until the next Council meeting in Hanover. The AGTF can now continue to fiddle with its document, keeping things loosey, goosey, and decidedly undecided while alumni are attempting to understand the issues and vote.

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