Dartmouth College has hired an
alumnus who built his career as a professor and provost at a major
university to succeed Jim Yong Kim as the school’s president. Philip Hanlon, a 1977 Dartmouth graduate and the
current provost at the University of Michigan, will take office on July
1 as the college’s 18th president, the college announced this
and doctors from Dartmouth traveled to Haiti last year after the deadly earthquake. The team has returned to Haiti this month and a photographer and reporter from the Valley News have gone along to chronicle their work. Reporter Gregory Trotter describes what they’ve found.
Americana museums exist in many forms and many sizes across the
country, from local historical societies to the Shelburne Museum in Vermont to
the Smithsonian in Washington. Many of these museums have been having more trouble attracting visitors in recent years, and are trying a variety of innovative things in an effort to change that.
lost its daily newspaper earlier this month when the Eagle Times abruptly
loss has created a local ‘news vacuum’ in the region. And a former competitor
up the river from Claremont hopes to fill it.