Pres. Kim, Saving World Again

I’ll say this about President Kim: he doesn’t slow down. This landed in Blitz inboxes this morning.

May 17, 2010

Dear Members of the Dartmouth Community,

Today we are announcing the creation of The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, supported by a spectacular commitment of $35 million from an anonymous donor. The donor believes that Dartmouth is uniquely positioned to lead the advancement of this critical field. More about this new enterprise is included in the following press release ( and at

Provost Carol Folt and I expect we will identify other major initiatives that draw upon Dartmouth’s unique strengths as the strategic planning process continues.

This is an exciting moment for Dartmouth. This gift recognizes the excellent work of our faculty and the collaborative strength of this academic community. The gift also expresses the will of a generous donor to help us tackle one of the most challenging issues of our time.

Jim Yong Kim
President, Dartmouth College