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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Asch responds to Colla in the VN

Asch responds to Colla in the VN

Today’s Valley News published Joseph Asch’s ’79 response to Colla’s ‘66 letter, found here, about the trustee election process. Vote-Counting at Dartmouth In a letter June 23, Dartmouth’s former vice… Read more »

A masterpiece of high art versus…hair

A masterpiece of high art versus…hair

Two days ago, The Daily Dartmouth reported on the Hood Museum of Art’s recent purchase of the 1756 portrait of the Earl of Dartmouth, William Legge. What The D did… Read more »

Petition Trustees: An unfair advantage?

Petition Trustees: An unfair advantage?

The following letter was written to the editor of The Valley News this past Saturday in response to Joseph Asch’s letter, published on June 12th. Word is that Mr. Asch… Read more »

1891 Agreement discussed in The D

1891 Agreement discussed in The D

Today’s Daily Dartmouth featured two counter editorials about altering or preserving the 1891 Board of Trustees agreement, a controversial issue which TDR has been covering for the past several weeks…. Read more »

Portman ’78 leaves the White House

Portman ’78 leaves the White House

Here’s an interesting article from Bloomberg.com about a former Dartmouth alum, Robert Portman. Portman ‘78, who just resigned from being the White House’s Budget director, was a member of the… Read more »

Five Books Vital to Appreciating Literature of the 1920’s

Five Books Vital to Appreciating Literature of the 1920’s

The Wall Street Journal has published a list of books Jeffrey Hart, emeritus professor of English at Dartmouth College, considers “essential to appreciating American literature of the 1920s. ” Fitzgerald… Read more »

Dartmouth in the WSJ (again)

Dartmouth in the WSJ (again)

Again, the WSJ’s editorial page is covering Dartmouth’s governance controversies: A College Education June 16, 2007Any number of colleges and universities seem to be having PR travails these days, but… Read more »

Food Court Larry Passes Away

Food Court Larry Passes Away

His niece wrote TDR the following: Dear Editor Some time ago you had an mention on your website about my Uncle, Larry “food court” James who retired only last year… Read more »

Another letter in the Valley News.

Another letter in the Valley News.

The Following letter was printed in the Valley News on the same day that Mr. Asch’s letter was printed. In his letter, Mr. Woolson catalogs one flagrant misstep after another… Read more »

The Trustee Saga, Continued

The Trustee Saga, Continued

The following letter, written by Joseph Asch ’79, appeared in The Valley News on June 12th. Mr. Asch mentions the 1891 agreement, and the necessity of honoring it: VALLEY NEWS… Read more »