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Monthly Archives: October 2005

Choosing the Trustees

Choosing the Trustees

Alumni Council Trustee Nominating and Search Committee Chairman Julie Amstein Cillo ’92 defends the alumni Trustee selection process in today’s Daily Dartmouth. The process, she insists, is “independent” and uses… Read more »

Crying Wolf: False Rape Claims

Crying Wolf: False Rape Claims

In Friday’s issue of the New Hampshire, the University of New Hampshire’s student newspaper, Patrick McClary, decries a spate of falsified rape accusations in the UNH system, which he sees… Read more »

More Useless Rankings

More Useless Rankings

Dartmouth does not appear at all in this Ranking of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities. I would like to believe that this is because Dartmouth, for the purposes of this… Read more »

We’re clearly better than the #4 Ivy road trip

We’re clearly better than the #4 Ivy road trip

Maggie Haskins, CNNSI, thinks otherwise.

Dr. Seuss, a top “moneymaker beyond the grave”

Dr. Seuss, a top “moneymaker beyond the grave”

Behind only Elvis, Charles Schulz, John Lennon and Andy Warhol

Folt’s Response

Folt’s Response

A commenter on my original post added this e-mail from Dean of the Faculty Carol Folt in response to Prof. Appleton’s allegations. Here it is in its entirety for those… Read more »

What is acceptable speech?

What is acceptable speech?

In a letter to the editor of the Daily Dartmouth, Prof. Ronald Edsforth, who started a campus debate on free speech with his protest outside a forum on prisoner interrogations,… Read more »

Appleton Leaves Dartmouth

Appleton Leaves Dartmouth

Jon Appleton, Dartmouth’s Arthur Virgin Professor of Music and a pioneer in the field of electro-acoustic music, recently announced that he was leaving the College to take a position at… Read more »

A new vision for higher education?

A new vision for higher education?

A Swarthmore prof weighs in with some intriguing ideas on the (possible) future of higher education.

‘Conflicting Rights’

‘Conflicting Rights’

Campust lefist Andrew Seal ’07 writes in today’s Daily Dartmouth that rights should be governed by reason and cannot stand on their own. Using Prof. Ronald Edsforth’s recent protest against… Read more »