Dartmouth’s Interim President Will Be First Woman to Lead UNC-Chapel Hill
At its June meeting, the Board also elected two new Charter Trustees, Laurel J. Richie ’81 and David C. Hodgson ’78
Nationally recognized firm Isaacson, Miller has been retained as the search consultant.
The award will allow Beasley to complete her sixth book, “Exotic Encounters: Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal,” which will explore the link between France and India in the 17th century.
The project will increase gallery space and classrooms, and encompasses the renovation of the adjacent Wilson Hall and an addition to the existing Hood Museum of Art building.
Helman ’80 will chair the search for Dartmouth’s next president and Trustee Diana Taylor ’77 will serve as vice chair of the Presidential Search Committee.
Folt, Dartmouth’s chief academic officer and the second-highest ranking college officer, will take office as interim president on July 1, 2012.
Theodor Geisel, Class of 1925, was known worldwide as the author and illustrator “Dr. Seuss.” The Geisel family is the most significant philanthropist to Dartmouth in its history.
A new site-specific wall sculpture by Ellsworth Kelly, commissioned by the Black family, will animate Dartmouth’s Arts District for the center’s September 2012 opening.
Andrew Honghe Li ’15, Nia Foney ’15, and Christian Mgbonyebi ’13 have been named the first Rauner Scholars.