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Watch ‘Ask the Trustees Anything’
Via Google Video, you can now watch the entire first-ever Ask the Trustees Anything event, carried out by a group of students this past Friday. Every Board member present in Hanover that weekend—save for Leon Black—was in attendance. About a dozen questions were asked, despite a noble attempt at filibustering by one of the Trustees who plainly did not want to be there. (And speaking of that, you may want to fast forward twenty minutes, to the point where Chairman Ed Haldeman finishes explaining about all the various committees on the Board and begins to take questions pursuant to rules he tries, but fails, to change.)
Watch Part II here.
BY THE BYE: Because Dartmouth’s office of legal counsel, headed by Bob Donin, has an unfortunate history of trying to take down Internet videos it does not fancy, I will note in advance that this video is also hosted on private servers, and will be released on those should the Administration’s attorneys request that Google deep-six this recording.
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…
- The Dartmouth College Case
- 2007 Trustee Election
- Dartmouth Constitution
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- The Indian Wars
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