College: No New Charter Trustees Until February 2008

Today Dartmouth College followed the time-honored approach of dumping out its unfavorable news on a Friday. According to a news release by the administration, the College submitted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit the Association of Alumni brought before the court on October 3rd. Perhaps the biggest news accompanying the release is the College’s announcement that they will not seek to seat any new Charter Trustees until February 2008—the AoA had written in their suit that the College would start filling seats as early as November 2007. This admission, in the form of an affidavit by the College’s lead attorney Roger Donin, would seemingly grant what the AoA’s injunction had requested. Assorted court documents below: