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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Furstenberg Steps Down

Furstenberg Steps Down

Dean of Admissions Karl Furstenberg has announced his retirement as of Monday evening. During his 13 year tenure, applications grew by 76%, the male/female ratio went from 56/44 to 48/52,… Read more »

Alumni Constituion Voting Starts Today; Tampering Already in Progress

Alumni Constituion Voting Starts Today; Tampering Already in Progress

All-media voting for the anti-Democratic begins today and runs through October 31. On the elections page, the Association of Alumni Executive Committee boldly declares its recommendations regarding each amendment. Not… Read more »

College administration campaigns for new constitution

College administration campaigns for new constitution

Patricia Fisher ’81, the director of the College’s Alumni Leadership office, is using her Dartmouth e-mail account to send e-mails backing the new alumni constitution. Below is an e-mail Fisher… Read more »

Re: Board back constitution

Re: Board back constitution

This announcement merits a bit of follow-up. I find this vote disturbing because it reveals the true, root causes and motivations underlying the proposed constitution. The vote was split 14-3…. Read more »

Board backs constitution

Board backs constitution

By a 14-3 vote, the Board of Trustees has backed a measure supporting the undemocratic new alumni constitution, according to an e-mail distributed by the office of alumni relations. Since… Read more »

Responses to the Journal Article

Responses to the Journal Article

Today’s Wall Street Journal runs several letters in response to last Friday’s editorial opposing the Alumni Constitution, including notes from T.J. Rodgers ’70, and Bill Neukom, Chairman of the Board… Read more »

Level Playing Field a Concern on Upcoming Votes

Level Playing Field a Concern on Upcoming Votes

The Balloting Committee of the Association of Alumni is in charge of running the voting process for the upcoming Constitution. Their job is to make the process fair, efficient, and… Read more »

The Journal weighs in on alumni constitution ‘reforms’

The Journal weighs in on alumni constitution ‘reforms’

The Wall Street Journal‘s editorial on the antidemocratic alumni constitution is now available for non-subscribers. From the article: In 2004 and 2005, however, Dartmouth alumni were finally offered genuine choices…. Read more »