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As part of the College’s capital campaign, Tuck is running its own effort. The school’s endowment today is $353 million, and its campaign is for $250 million in cash and commitments, and another $25 million in bequest pledges. Tuck knows its business:
Poet & Quants notes:
The participation rate of alumni who contribute to the annual fund exceeds 70%, the highest level of support for any business school in the world.
As we have often commented, Tuck is what Dartmouth was (and could be again).
Addendum: The BusinessBecause website has ranked Tuck #2 among 5 Of The Best US Business Schools For African-American MBAs:
The criteria for determining the ranking are not laid out in the article, but better to be on such a list than not.
Addendum: Tuck seems to take the time to sweat the small details, too. Good for the folks at the end of Tuck Mall:
A reputation is built by an infinite series of effective gestures.
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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