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Yearly Archives: 2007

Approval vs. Preferential voting

Approval vs. Preferential voting

Remember the Asch–Colla debates about alumni governance and the Board of Trustees? Mr. Colla ‘66 finally responds in The Valley News to Mr. Asch ‘79’s last letter. In it, Mr…. Read more »

Trustee Stephen Smith denies that he “bought” the election

Trustee Stephen Smith denies that he “bought” the election

In a recent issue of the Daily Dartmouth, Mr. Smith denies the charge that he “bought” the most recent trustee election. The leading charge is that I essentially “bought” the… Read more »

Issue Online; Parkhurst Laffs to Follow.

Issue Online; Parkhurst Laffs to Follow.

What has been circulating for some time in print and also possibly via samizdat–our Commencement issue–has finally landed on the intertubes. You’d better digest it quickly, though, because a summer… Read more »

Dartmouth in The New Criterion

Dartmouth in The New Criterion

The New Criterion in its inimitable way not only offers congratulations to new Board member Steve Smith, but gives a shout out to colleges and universities across the country to… Read more »

Haldeman’s open letter on the Board’s composition

Haldeman’s open letter on the Board’s composition

Chairman of Dartmouth’s Board of Trustees, Ed Haldeman ’70, has written the below letter, released today, to put the alumni at ease about the Governance Committee’s desire to alter the… Read more »

David Spaulding withholds media lists from AoA

David Spaulding withholds media lists from AoA

This past Friday July 6th, Frank Gado ’58 wrote this important letter to the editors of The Daily Dartmouth, which reveals the disturbing hand the administration is playing in the… Read more »

What the petition candidates really want?

What the petition candidates really want?

For some insight into the so-called “true” motivations of the past four petition candidates, here are Alumni Councilor Mike Houlahan’s ’61 thoughts: “The petition candidates express nostalgia for the simpler… Read more »

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 »