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Godspeed Paul Danos

Paul Danos2.jpgDean of the Tuck School Paul Danos has announced that he will step down from his post on June 30, 2015. On that date, he will have been Tuck’s Dean for twenty years. Here is the Tuck announcement, Danos’ letter, and Phil Hanlon’s missive to the College community. This space has commented on Danos extensively: he would have made a great IP (in fact, he accepted the job, then reconsidered, and turned the position down the next day) and President; he has kept Tuck’s administration lean, and it is growing much more slowly than the bureaucracy at the College; Tuck’s alumni have a higher giving rate than any other B-school, and by a long way; and the market handsomely compensates Tuck’s alumni.

In short, as we have explicitly said, Tuck has become what Dartmouth once was, and could be again. Good job, Paul.

Addendum: Bloomberg had noted Paul’s departure. And the Valley News has a laudatory profile of Danos.


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