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Campaign? Who Said Campaign?
The Advancement Office is trying desperately to recruit someone to recruit people to work in that unhappy part of the administration. Do you want to be the new Director of Advancement Talent Management? As I have reported for several years now, turnover in Bob Lasher’s area is high — despite the enticement of an endlessly-upcoming campaign:
The job does not seem to be drawing many interested parties. It has been open for a while:
It now appears that the capital campaign will finally be announced in April — a hair under the five-year anniversary of Phil’s arrival at the College. The goal will be $2.5-$3.0 Bn, with the campaign scheduled to last a further three and a half years — if Phil Hanlon’s Dartmouth survives that long.
Or if Phil Hanlon survives that long. There seems to be stirring again among members of the faculty.
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…
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- 2007 Trustee Election
- Dartmouth Constitution
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