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A Few Questions for the IP
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From: Student Assembly
Date: Mon, Feb 11, 2013
Subject: [Interim] President Folt at General Assembly! Tuesday 7pm
Do you have ideas or questions you’d like to discuss with [Interim] President Folt? Do you want to make an impact on campus policy?
Please join us for General Assembly this Tuesday, February 12 at 7PM in
Paganucci Lounge. [Interim] President Folt will be discussing campus issues and would like to hear from you!!
This is a very important opportunity to have your voice heard, so we hope to see you there.
I would warmly ask IP Folt if she can point to any tangible improvements in undergraduate academic and residential life made in the nine years or so during which she has been Dean of the Faculty, Provost and IP. Offhand, I cannot think of any.
Or you might just ask her why she presents herself as the College’s President, when she is only Dartmouth’s interim leader. I can’t find the word “interim” anywhere below:
Addendum: A full 24 minutes before the show was supposed to start, the venue was changed to a room across campus:
From: Student Assembly [Emphasis added]
Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 6:36 PM
Subject: Location Change: President Folt at GA TONIGHT at 7pm in Dartmouth Hall 105
Please join us as we discuss campus issues with President Folt at 7pm tonight in Dartmouth Hall 105.
Hope to see you there,
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