TIm Geithner ’83 to Head Treasury

Last Friday, Barack Obama announced that Timothy Geithner, Dartmouth ’83, will be his nominee for Treasury Secretary. It is notable that, succeeding Henry Paulson ’68, Geithner will be the second consecutive Dartmouth alum entrusted with rescuing our troubled economy — in what many are calling the most powerful job in the world right now. Perhaps Dartmouth’s “corporate culture” isn’t such a terrible thing?