Dartmouth’s brain drain

James Wright is the former Dartmouth College history professor and current Dartmouth president. Dartmouth alum Joseph Asch has a message for the Dartmouth trustees meeting in Hanover this weekend: “Wright must be replaced.” Asch comments on the departure of two superstar faculty members from Dartmouth to greener pastures elsewhere and accuses President Wright of responding passively to their departure. Asch contrasts the strong leadership of Lawrence Summers at Harvard with President Wright’s “bland political posturing at Dartmouth.” Asch’s column appeared in yesterday’s edition of The Dartmouth, the school’s daily newspaper.


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