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HCC Advisory Board Speaks Out

Jim Wilson and Dom Candido, members of the Hanover Country Club Advisory Board, have circulated a letter destined for Phil Hanlon. The missive makes the case for retaining and improving the College’s golf course, and its subtext is that the College has poorly managed the course for many years now:

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Beyond the intrinsic foolishness of closing the golf course, the idea of announcing such an obviously controversial move at the start (or maybe near the start, or at some point not too far from the start) of a capital campaign borders on the boneheaded. Of course, you could say the same thing about the timing of the betrayal of AD, studying a massive increase in the size of the student body, looking at building huge new dorms in the heart of College Park, choosing a BDS-signing Dean of the Faculty, and on and on.

Does Phil realize that when you do violence to things that are dear to the alumni, they won’t give money to the College? Most everyone else does.

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