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Kim Takes College to the Limit

Kim Takes Dartmouth.jpgAs if close to $3.0 million of salary over three years for Jim Kim — and the utter invisibility of Mrs. Kim — were not enough, the Kims couldn’t leave town without a his and hers pair of honorary degrees. Curiously, the College’s website doesn’t note them, nor is Steve Mandel’s speech mentioned on the Commencement website. I guess the idea was a last minute one. See the below at 1:45:00 and 148:20 for the Kims’ matched set of Dartmouth parchments.

Even The D’s pre-packaged story profiling the honorary degree recipients had no mention of degrees for the Kims.

Addendum: A faculty member writes in:

In the case of Mrs. Kim, it was disgusting. No one has ever seen this women. Rumor has it that she never changed the license plate on her car from Massachusetts. To honor her this way was a kick in the face to the many devoted first ladies of Dartmouth.

You know, at some point in life, resumé-stuffing should become less important to a man than dignity — and respect for an institution like Dartmouth College.

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