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More trouble for Dartmouth trustees and alumni


Last year, Dartmouth witnessed a historic trustee election in which two dark horse candidates, Todd Zywicki and Peter Robinson, defeated the Alumni Council’s official candidates and won spots on the board. Theirs was a victory for democratic process, accountable governance, and the quality of student life at Dartmouth — one so troubling, apparently, that Dartmouth’s Alumni Governance Task Force seems to be determined not to let something like it happen again. More at


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